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Course Title: Garden Centre Management BHT213

Garden Centre Management BHT213

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

Achieve excellence in your garden centre.! Designed in 1986, in conjunction with the state garden department manager of a major retail chain store; this course has been very successful in training both staff and managers of retail nurseries and garden centres across Australia and beyond. It was thoroughly updated recently by horticultural professionals in both Australia and the U.K. to be relevant to countries around the world.

Course Structure for Garden Centre Management BHT213

  • Introduction: Plant classification, plant cultural requirements, soil and nutrition, watering requirements, drainage, temperature, light, humidity
  • Plant Health: How to diagnose a problem, pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, frost, sunburn, chemical damage, insufficient light, overwatering
  • Stock Maintenance: Quality standards, buying new stock, inspecting stock, extending stock life, disposing of below- standard stock, watering techniques, fertilising, pest and disease control
  • Display and Display Techniques: Display units, product location, sales area layout
  • Garden Product Knowledge I: Plant containers, tags, soil mixes, equipment, tools
  • Garden Product Knowledge II: Chemicals, fertilisers, baskets, terrariums, cut flowers
  • Indoor Plants: Major groups, common problems, plants for specific situations, customer attitudes
  • Container Stock: Trees and Shrubs
  • Seedlings, Bulbs, Herbs and Perennials
  • Deciduous Trees, Fruit, Nuts, Berries. Seed
  • Marketing: Pricing strategy, advertising, promotions
  • Management: Staff control, staff productivity, work scheduling

Aims for Garden Centre Management BHT213

  • Classify and identify a range of different plants, according to their botanical characteristics
  • Describe a range of plant health problems and their treatments
  • Understand the importance of maintaining healthy stock and its relationship to maintaining a profitable business
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a range of garden products sold through garden centres
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a range of plants, including indoor plants, container-grown plants, deciduous plants, bulbs, herbs and perennials
  • Describe effective marketing techniques
  • Demonstrate knowledge of management procedures

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

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