Short Course (Ryton and Bampton) Weed Identification and Control
A theory course on the identification and control of common weeds that can adversely affect plants under garden cultivation.
The course will define what a weed is and focus on the identification, effective prevention and control strategies that can be used in a garden setting.
The course will cover the following:
Identification of weeds at the following stages: seed leaves, true leaf stage, when mature.
Green prevention and control strategies will include: management techniques, biological (where possible) cultural, physical and alternative chemical control methods.
Practical identification session - a walk through the grounds identifying weeds in situ and recapping on prevention and control strategies.
Each candidate will receive a copy of The Academy of Practical Horticulture Weed Control Manual to complete during the course.
Dates and times - This is a ONE day programme.
8th May 2018, 7th May 2019 at Ryton
27th June 2018, 26th June 2019 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 ground, it is advisable to wear safety footwear and be prepared for inclement weather by bringing waterproof clothing. Please note: You will NOT be applying any type of pesticide on this course.
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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