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Garden Design Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Become a Garden Designer with the combination of practical, theoretical and creative skills to make any garden design a success.

Course Content

Unit 1: Introduction to Garden Design

  • The purpose of garden design
  • The history of garden design
  • Key figures in garden design history
  • Different garden design styles

Unit 2: Garden Design Principles

  • The key design principles used in garden design
  • How these key principles are interlinked
  • The elements of formal garden design
  • The elements of informal garden design

Unit 3: The Importance of Site and Soil

  • How to appraise an existing garden
  • The key factors in site appraisal
  • How to deal with different levels within a site
  • How to plot the site on to paper

Unit 4: Hard Landscaping

  • The purpose of hard landscaping elements
  • Five different types of hard landscaping elements
  • Five different hard landscaping materials
  • The importance of foundations in hard landscaping

Unit 5: Soft Landscaping

  • The purpose of a planting plan and how to create one
  • How to use plants in the garden design
  • Different types of plants that can be obtained and their uses
  • Range of plants and their features

Unit 6: Specialist Design Requirements

  • Range of problems that may exist in a garden
  • Specialist garden needs to include those of children, disabled people, low maintenance and all year round interest
  • Solutions to specialist problems
  • The need for health and safety considerations

Why choose Open Study College

Trusted by over 90,000 students

Study from home, at your own pace

Discounts on selected courses

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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