The course will deal with the signs that indicate the presence of a pest or disease; how to recognise the pests causing damage; and importantly how pests and diseases can be prevented and when necessary controlled

Short Course ( Ryton and Bampton) Garden Pests and Diseases

 AoPH Short Course Garden Pests and Diseas

A theory course on the identification, prevention and control of the most common pests and diseases that can adversely affect plants under garden cultivation.

The course will deal with the signs that indicate the presence of a pest or disease; how to recognise the pests causing damage; and importantly how pests and diseases can be prevented and when necessary controlled.

The course will cover the following:

Defining  pests, diseases and disorders

Pests diseases and disorders of top fruit

Pests diseases and disorders of soft fruit

Pests diseases and disorders of outdoor vegetables

Pests diseases and disorders of woody ornamental plants

Pests diseases and disorders of non woody ornamental plants

Pests diseases and disorders of protected crops

Pests diseases and disorders of lawns

Practical identification session

Dates and times - This is a ONE day programme.

7th November 2018 at Bampton

This course runs from 09.30 to 15.30.

What qualification will I get? On completion of each of the programme you will be given a course completion certificate from the Academy of Practical  Horticulture.

What is the enrolment process? 1. Talk to us first to ensure that there is a place available on the course.  2. Complete an enrolment form on line, ensure you provide ALL of the details requested. 3. Payment options are: payment through the website using a credit/debit card or PayPal, alternatively cash or cheque on the first day of the course.

Cost: £95.00 plus V.A.T. at £19.00 for the complete course, total payable £114.00.

What else do I need to know? This is predominantly a theory course . For this, you need to wear comfortable casual clothing.  There will be a practical identification session with a walk in the grounds. It is advisable to wear safety footwear and be   prepared for inclement weather by bringing waterproof clothing.

What can I do after this course? You would be welcome to attend any of the short course or masterclasses that we offer, or perhaps (if not already studying one of them) one of the Royal Horticultural Society Courses at one of our centres.

 

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