B.E.S.T. in Horticulture Ltd

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A “One Stop Shop” for all your Horticultural Education & Training Needs

Certificate in Practical Horticulture

RHS Level 2: Practical Course

L2 Practical Course

Course content:

  • Soil Testing
  • Sowing seeds and vegetative propagation techniques
  • Practical skills in ground preparation for seeding and planting
  • Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil
  • Care and pruning of plants
  • Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases, disorders and beneficial organisms
  • *Sustainable garden practice or safe operation of powered garden machinery

How each course is taught and assessed:

You will be shown in your online classroom how to carry out a range of practical horticultural tasks, which you should study and practise; then you will have the chance to practise them again at our Centre before you are assessed against RHS standards.

Download a leaflet on how 'blended learning' works here.

Achievement: When you have passed all of the assessments, we will apply to the RHS for your L2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture.

RHS Practical courses: Places still for levels 2 and 3 to start September 2015:   level 2 Ryton Friday am, Saturday pm and North Moreton Thursday am; level 3 Ryton Saturday am,  North Moreton Thursday pm. NEW for Sept 2015: Level 3 Practical, Ryton Friday pm.

RHS THEORY COURSES: From September at Ryton - Level 2 Garden Planning Saturday am, Level 3 Plant Growth Saturday pm.

For information or to book a place, use the CONTACT US  link above or call 07544 512501.