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Wildlife Gardening – EGS Online

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Courses, Edinburgh Garden School, Wildlife Gardening |

Wildlife Gardening – EGS Online

This 6-module online course from Edinburgh Garden School is designed for students who would like to learn how to plan and maintain a garden that is a haven for wildlife. Includes all required study material, supplementary reading and full tutorial support. Subjects covered include: Creating a balanced and abundant wildlife garden; creating a healthy soil; the role of hard landscaping; key design elements; choosing the right plants for your wildlife garden; a complete planting plan;...

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Organic Gardening – EGS Online

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Courses, Edinburgh Garden School, Organic Gardening |

This 6-module online course from Edinburgh Garden School looks in depth at principles of organic gardening and their practical application. Includes all course materials, supplementary reading and full tutorial support. 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...

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Introduction to Horticulture – EGS Online

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in Courses, Edinburgh Garden School, Level 1 Horticulture |

Introduction to Horticulture – EGS Online

This is a short introductory course and an ideal starting point for students who are new to horticulture. This 6 module leads to the award of an Edinburgh Garden School Level 1 Certificate in Horticulture and includes about 48 hours of study. Students have up to 12 months to complete this course, allowing them to work through the modules at their own pace. Study topics covered include: principles of horticulture; plant propagation; soils and soil cultivation; pests and diseases; and lawn...

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