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Organic Gardening

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in Courses, Garden Design |

Organic Gardening

This 6-module course explores the theory and practice of organic gardening, providing a comprehensive introduction. Study topics include: history of the organic movement; organic gardening and the environment; soil cultivation and management; organic cultivation of fruit and vegetable crops; the herb garden; an organic diet; accreditation of organic crops; greenhouse gardening; controlling pests and diseases; weed control; conservation and the gardener; encouraging wildlife; the garden pond;...

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Healing Garden

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in Courses, Horticulture |

Healing Garden

Explore the principles and practice of healing garden design with this expert online course. It looks at ways in which a garden can be designed to create healing and harmony in our lives, contributing to emotional, mental, physical and spiritual well-being. Subjects covered include: planning and design of the healing garden; the multisensory garden; creating a sensory trail; healing through colour; herbs and their healing properties; creating a herb garden; using healing plants indoors; harmony...

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Horticultural Therapy

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Horticultural Therapy

This 6 module course also explores the social and emotional aspects of gardening, and the design of healing and sensory outdoor spaces. It includes many practical ideas and suggestions. Subjects covered include: principles of horticultural therapy; treatment planning; designing a horticultural therapy space; sensory garden design; the healing garden, managing therapy sessions; finding resources and support; and understanding mental health. The course includes all required study material and...

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RHS Level 3 Principles of Garden Planning

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in Courses, Garden Design |

RHS Level 3 Principles of Garden Planning

This is an advanced online course preparing students to sit the RHS Advanced Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting. Includes expert one-to-one tutor support is available all the way through revision and right up to the exam.     Qualification •RHS Advanced Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting. Find Out...

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RHS Level 2 Principles of Garden Planning

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RHS Level 2 Principles of Garden Planning

This 4-module online course introduces principles of garden planning, establishment and maintenance. It is also a good choice for the keen amateur gardener who would like to learn more about garden planning and maintenance, fruit and vegetable growing and protected growing. The course includes all required study material, supplementary reading and one-to-one support from an expert tutor. Each module includes an assignment closely based on the actual exam papers.   Qualification •RHS...

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Introduction to Garden Design

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in Courses, Garden Design |

Introduction to Garden Design

An in-depth introduction to garden design exploring key principles and showing you how to apply them in practical design situations. You’ll also have the opportunity to redesign your own garden with one-to-one support from an expert tutor who is an experienced garden designer. Find Out More

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