RHS Level 3: Plant taxonomy, structure, and function
Wednesday 19 April 2017 13:00 - Wednesday 24 May 2017 16:00
Are you a keen gardener, passionate about plants
and wanting to learn more? Do you want to start or develop your
exisiting career in horticulture?
Building on the basic principles of plant science this module
will allow you an understanding of the principles of plant
classification and nomenclature, the role and function of higher
plants' anatomical and morphological features. In addition the
module examines the relevance of plant processes such as
photosynthesis to the horticultural industry.
starts on Wednesday 19th
April 1-4pm 6 weekly sessions.
The course is taught through talks; demonstrations and a range
of activities both in the classroom and out in the gardens (weather
permitting). Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the
weather (i.e. waterproof jackets and wear suitable shoes). Also
bring pen and paper.
Week 1 - The Plant Kingdom and the taxonomic hierarchy.
Week 2 - Structure and function of plant tissues and organs in
the life of the plant.
Week 3 - Photosynthesis & respiration and their relevance to
Week 4 - Water movement in a the plant.
Week 5 - The role of plant growth regulators in plant
Week 6 - The use of synthetic plant growth regulators in
This course is a module of the RHS Level 3 Certificate in
the Principles of Horticulture. The RHS Level 3 is
taught at Ness on a rolling programme of eight modules, each
lasting 6 weeks. You can begin at the start of any module and study
as many modules as you like.
Find out more
about the RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of
Who is it suitable
18+. There are no formal entry requirements; although the course
is aimed at gardeners with experience or those who have
completed the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of
Horticulture or equivalent.
What does it
£70 per module (No concessions)
Do I need to book a
Yes - Contact Ness Gardens t. 0151 795
6300 (10am-4pm) or at the admissions desk on your next
Bulley Room & the Garden