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Design your own Garden

Activate Learning
Course summary
250 GBP
Part time
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

Design your own Garden

An introduction to garden design. Re-design your garden with the help of an expert. Look at a range of garden styles and survey your garden, then use your knowledge to create a new design plan for your garden. Modules: assessing your needs – intended uses, budget, maintenance requirements; choosing a style – formal, informal, traditional and modern; the site survey – measuring size, shape, soil type, aspect and assessing the effects of sun and shade; design aspects – looking at shapes, harmony, balance and proportion; hard landscaping – walls, fences, paving and decking; designing with plants – height, form, texture, colour, year round interest.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Please bring with you: A notebook and pen/pencil. A sample of your garden soil, as part of the first week will be soil analysis. Approximately one mug full should be sufficient.

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Activate Learning

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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