RHS Level 3 Selection and use of landscaping elements in the Garden
02 November 2016 13:00 - 07 December 2016 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?
This module provides an understanding of the relevance of plant
anatomy and physiology to propagation by seed, spores and
vegetative methods. In addition the module examines the management
of the production process, associated equipment and aftercare.
starts on Wednesday 2nd
November 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 - Use of hard landscaping features in garden design.
Week 2 - Suitability of hard landscaping materials and features
- accessibility & safety.
Week 3 - Use of soft landscaping features in garden design -
Trees, hedges, shrubs, seasonal displays & containers.
Week 4 - Use of soft landscaping features in garden
design; herbaceous borders, meadows & lawns
Week 5 - Use of soft landscaping features in garden design;
living walls & green roofs
Week 6 - Developing and using planting plans.
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 7956300 (10am-4pm) or at the
admissions desk on your next visit.
Bulley Room & the Garden
For tickets call 0845 0304063