Course Title: Planning Layout And Construction Of Ornamental Gardens BHT242
Planning Layout And Construction Of Ornamental Gardens BHT242
Learn to create ornamental gardens from hard landscapes. Develop an in-depth understanding of the principles and procedures for all aspects of planning for development of a hard landscape; including site assessment, plan drawing, plan interpretation, project specification and construction planning. It assumes a foundation knowledge of landscape and horticultural management. It is a valuable study program for even those who have worked in landscaping for some time, but who seek a deeper and broader knowledge of garden renovation.
Course Structure for Planning Layout And Construction Of Ornamental Gardens BHT242
- Site Appraisal, Interpretation and Risk Assessment
- Preparing Site Plans and Specifications
- Influence of Site Characteristics
- The Use of Hard Landscape Features
- Setting out a Site to Scale Plans and Drawings
- Soil Handling and Storage
- Land Drainage Systems
- Ground Preparation Techniques
- Construction of Paths and Patios
- Construction of Steps, Ramps, Dwarf Walls and Fences
Aims of Planning Layout And Construction Of Ornamental Gardens BHT242
Explain how to conduct a site appraisal and interpret the results.
Conduct risk assessments associated with planning layout and construction of ornamental gardens
Produce and interpret site plans and specifications using basic survey measurements.
Explain how site characteristics may influence choice of garden design style.
Evaluate and explain the contribution made by hard landscape features to design and function
Describe the practical procedures for setting out a site to scale plans and drawings.
Describe and explain the reasons for correct soil moving and storage during construction works.
Explain the factors which determine the design and specification of land drainage systems and describe procedures for setting out and installing land drainage.
Explain requirements for a range of ground preparation techniques for different landscape features.
Specify a range of materials and outline procedures for construction of paths and patios.
Specify a range of materials and outline procedures for construction of Steps, Ramps, Dwarf Walls and Fences
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
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