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Course Title: Garden History BHT329

Garden History BHT329

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 appropriate in garden design today. Lessons cover garden designers, great gardens and garderners of the world, private and public gardens, globilisation of gardens, scope and nature of modern garden conservation, the roles of organisations in garden conservation and much more.

Course Structure for Garden History BHT329

Introduction
2. Development of Private Gardens
3. Development of Public and Commercial Landscapes
4. Great Gardens & Gardeners of the World
5. People who Influenced Gardens
6. Globalisation of Gardens
7. Scope and Nature of Modern Garden Conservation
8. The Role of Organisations in Garden Conservation

Aims for Garden History BHT329

  • Become familiar with a brief outline of garden history, reasons for studying garden history, and the scope and nature of garden conservation today
  • Discuss the development of private gardens through to the present day and to identify the influence of key factors such as wealth, status, war, travel and function
  • Discuss the development of public gardens and commercial landscapes through to the present day and to identify the influence of key factors such as wealth, status, war, travel and function
  • Provide examples of gardens and designed landscapes associated with individuals and illustrate the association both from historic and contemporary perspectives
  • Identify key individuals such as designers, horticulturists, plant hunters and writers who have influenced horticulture
  • Describe how various influences from different countries have come together in the modern world to impact on garden designs and built landscape developments, across the modern world, in places other than where those cultural, historic or other influences first originated.
  • Identify the value of gardens and designed landscapes in terms such as education, heritage, leisure, tourism, plant conservation, economy and conservation of skills; Identify and assess threats to these landscapes and available mitigation measures including legal safeguards; Show an awareness of planning policy, planning law and planning bodies
  • Explain the role of ‘English Heritage’ and its equivalents in promoting and protecting significant landscapes; and the role of the Register of Parks & Gardens of Special Historic Interest; Describe the role of other organisations such as CABE Space, Local Authorities, Historic Houses Association, Garden History Society, National Trust, RHS, Council for Conservation of Plants, and private owners of gardens

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

Enrol today and learn about garden history as a hobby, or even to give public talks about the history of gardens

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