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 3: Practical Course

L3 Practical Course

Course content:

  • Collecting and testing soil samples and specifying adjustments for horticulture
  • Collecting, preparing and propagating from seed
  • Establishing and maintaining a range of plant types and forms
  • Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders
  • *Planning collecting, preparing and establishing propagation material or Management of green spaces, landscaped areas and ornamental gardens

Duration: Courses are 28 weeks, spaced throughout the year for seasonality, from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm on Saturdays at Ryton and on Thursdays from 13.30 -16.30 at North Moreton. Download a leaflet here for course dates.

How each course is taught and assessed:

You will study 5 units. In 2014/15 the fifth (optional) unit taught at Ryton will be Propagation, and Management of Green Spaces at North Moreton.
You will be shown how to carry out a range of practical horticultural tasks; then you will have the chance to practise them before you are assessed by the instructor.

Achievement: When you have passed all of the assessments, we will apply to the RHS for your L3 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.