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RHS Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Garden Planning Establishment and Maintenance

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

Course description

Unit 1: Understanding Garden Features, Plant Selection and Planning (R2111)

  • Recording and carrying our garden surveys
  • Carrying out site appraisals and recording data
  • Principles of garden planning and what contributes to a good design
  • Characteristics of garden design styles
  • Hard landscaping materials and their effective uses
  • Soft landscaping materials and their effective uses
  • Key elements and incorporating them into a design
  • Safe and environmentally sensitive/sustainable development of garden sites and its importance

 

Unit 2: Understanding the Choice, Establishment and Maintenance of Garden Plants and Lawns (R2112)

  • Choosing, establishing and maintenance of plants for seasonal display
  • Choosing and growing herbaceous perennial plants and ‘bulbs’ for display
  • Choosing, establishing and maintaining woody plants for display
  • Choosing and growing alpine and rock garden plants
  • Planting and maintenance of a garden pool
  • The establishment and maintenance of lawns

 

Unit 3: Understanding the Production of Outdoor Vegetables and Fruit (R2113)

  • Selecting sites for outdoor food production in a garden or allotment
  • Cultural operations used in producing outdoor food crops
  • Vegetable crop production and its principles
  • Top and soft fruit production in a garden or allotment

 

Unit 4: Understanding Protected Environments and their use in Plant Cultivation (R2114)

  • Protected structure in growing plants and their uses
  • Environments provided by protected structures
  • Structural and cladding materials used for protected structures
  • Environmental control in protected structures
  • Container and growing media types uses for production and display in protected environments
  • The protected environment and its horticultural uses
  • Care of plants in interior situations

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Pay Now: GBP 439.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 80.85 with a deposit of GBP
53.90 totalling 539

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