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Home Gardening Courses

Courses in Home Gardening: Home Gardening is the practical application of plant growing. Plants can be grown for their pleasing appearance and perfume if they are flowers, or for providing your family in nutritious home grown delicious vegetables. You may wish to learn how to home propagate or how to redesign your own garden. The courses in Home Gardening which we offer range from Fruit Growing to Landscaping Home Gardens.
Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Eucalypts VHT117

Become an expert in Eucalyptus! Learn about Eucalyptus: their identification, culture (propagation, soils, landscape uses, feeding), and uses. Throughout the course you build both a knowledge of the group as a whole, and of the range of species you can identify. Eucalypts are today widely grown throughout the world, despite the fact that they are […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Ferns BHT314

Learn to identify, culture and care for ferns. A detailed look at the identification and culture of ferns. You learn to propagate (spores, division, tissue culture), different groupings (e.g. epiphytes, ground ferns, tree ferns) and both common & uncommon species. Growing techniques (baskets, indoor/outdoor containers, terrariums) and cultural methods (soils, watering, pest & disease control) […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

NEW. Garden History will enlighten you, and vastly expand the scope of possibilities you have before you as a modern garden designer. Learn about the history of our great gardens and gardeners. Study the history of gardens and understand how gardens have evolved over the centuries, and broaden your perspective on what is possible and […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Become expert at maintaining your garden! Maintain a garden in perfect conditions in the most efficient way! Save time and resources and have the most beautiful garden nonetheless. Over ten lessons, you learn how to effectively maintain a garden while reducing the amount of time, labour and costs involved. A course for garden horticulturalists, gardeners […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate
Growing Camellias VHT109

A comprehensive course in Camelias! Beautiful camellias require little attention, once established, and yet there is so much to know about them. This course is a wonderful way of learning about the different groups of camellias (eg. japonicas, sasanquas, reticulatas), their special characteristics, and their culture. Develops your understanding of soils, feeding, watering, pruning, planting […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Growing Carnations VHT110

Achieve perfect carnations! A serious course equally valuable to the home enthusiast or the commercial cut flower grower. You learn about growing quality carnations (planting, watering, pest & disease control, fertilizing), different ways of growing them (e.g. as row crops in soil, in hydroponics, in a greenhouse); and harvesting, post-harvest treatments, and quality control. Course […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Growing Grevilleas VHT118

Learn to grow great Grevilleas! Become an expert on Grevilleas. This course provides a thorough grounding in identifying, growing and using grevilleas. Course Structure for Growing Grevilleas VHT118 Aims for Growing Grevilleas VHT118 Identify a range of different Grevilleas Explain the culture of different types of Grevilleas Propagate different Grevilleas Discuss different uses for Grevilleas […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Growing Iris VHT111

Become an expert on Irises! This course is valuable for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector. Gain an in-depth appreciation of the iris, how to grow them to achieve optimum results and the identification of different varieties of irises. Significant sections are included on […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Home Fruit Growing AHT104

Grow your own quality fruit! To pick and eat fruit from your own garden is a wonderful, healthy and satisfying experience. Expand your capacity to do just that on this course. From the outset, the course notes provided are only part of what you will potentially learn. The experiences you have through your set tasks […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Create your ideal garden! Become the gardening expert of your family with this comprehensive home gardening course. This course contains hundreds of pages of notes, hundreds of photos and illustrations, and (for the online & CD version) large numbers of automated self assessment tests. Eight units each comprising 2 or 3 lessons. Each lesson involves […]

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