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Course Title: Garden Maintenance VHT100

Garden Maintenance VHT100

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 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 and garden owners.

Course Structure for Garden Maintenance VHT100

  • Introduction – Planning and managing a garden
    Instructs how to develop a sensible maintenance program for any garden ? big or small
  • Garden Furnishings and Machinery – Develops an understanding of power tools used for maintaining a garden and also furnishings
  • Feeding Plants – Details areas involving plant care – nutrition , Improving soils, Cation exchange & pH , Plant Nutrition
  • Weed Control- this lesson goes through weed control methods, common groups of weeds and options for treating and recognising different weed varieties
  • Weedicides – Types of chemicals found in weedicides and suitable weedicides, which would control the weed
  • Natural Pest Control – Goes through advantages and disadvantages of chemical and non- chemical pest control. Goes through natural controlling methods for pest and diseases. Teaches how to identify and solve specific problems
  • Chemical Pest Control – Advises on safety procedures when using agricultural chemicals, specific chemical treatments and a summary of pesticides
  • Turf Management – Develops an understanding of turf varieties, appropriate turf for specific areas, low and high maintenance turf
  • Irrigation. – Details on Irrigation, appropriate Irrigation systems and watering for plants
  • Maintenance of Plants – Overall areas to consider when dealing with plant care, maintenance of a complete garden area

Aims for Garden Maintenance VHT100

  • Evaluate the maintenance needs and develop a plan for maintaining a garden
  • Select and maintain tools and equipment appropriately for use in garden maintenance
  • Describe maintenance requirements for garden structures such as furniture, gates and fencing
  • Maintain appropriate nutrition requirements for healthy plant growth
  • Control weeds in a garden
  • Use weedicides in a safe and effective way
  • Control pests using non chemical methods
  • Use chemical pesticides safely and efficiently
  • Maintain lawns in a healthy and well maintained condition
  • Describe options for managing water in a garden
  • Determine actions that should be taken to maintain a variety of different plants

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 how to maintain gardens in an effective way

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