Learn To Garden : Horticulture Introduction

Do you fancy a career in horticulture? Or do you want to develop the skills to tend your greenhouse, vegetable patch or window boxes?

CodeUXPPRL01
Start Date Wed 4 Sep 2019
Weeks 9
Time09:30 - 15:00
CampusThe Orb, Knaresborough
Fee£20 *
Overview

This practical, hands-on course is suitable for complete beginners and those who have some gardening experience.

Modules
  • Identifying Weeds – Removal Techniques
  • Identifying Soil Type
  • Soil Improvers
  • Plants
  • Pests & Diseases
  • Planning Techniques
  • Seed Sowing
  • Propagation Techniques

 

Progression
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Practical Horticulture Skills Level 1 & 2
INFORMATION
  • All gardening equipment will be provided
  • Bring a packed lunch
  • Wear suitable outdoor clothing & footwear
Course Fee

* Fee remission available on this course, click here for further information

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