What will I learn?
Practical activities include: Soil testing, Sowing seeds and vegetative
propagation techniques, Practical skills in ground preparation for seeding and
planting, Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil, care for
and pruning of plants and Sustainable garden practice (optional) Theoretical
elements include: Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds,
pests, diseases and disorders and beneficial organisms (up to 20 specimens per
week in Botanical Latin). 15 places per practical course. Resources required for
the course include: Steel-toe capped boots, gloves, wet weather protection and
generic stationary. For more information on the specific syllabus visit where
you can see the full criteria. <WWW.RHS.ORG.UK qualifications>
Free if unemployed.