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Wildlife Gardening

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Courses, Learning Curve, Short Gardening Courses, Wildlife Gardening |

Wildlife Gardening

This in-depth distance learning course from Learning Curve has been created with the keen wildlife gardener in mind. Over 6 modules and assignments, students learn how to plan and maintain a wildlife garden. They also have the opportunity to redesign their own garden with the help of an experienced tutor to create their very own wildlife oasis. Subjects covered: wildlife garden design and layout, ecology in the wildlife garden, the wetland habitat, wildlife ponds, the woodland-edge habitat,...

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RHS Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Courses, Learning Curve, Level 2 Horticulture, Royal Horticultural Society |

RHS Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance

This is an accredited home study course providing a comprehensive introduction to the principles of garden planning, establishment and maintenance. The course is a good starting point for students considering a career in Garden Design, leading to an RHS Level 2 certificate that is widely recognised by employers. The course is also popular with amateur gardeners who would like to learn more about garden planning and maintenance, fruit and vegetable growing and protected growing. Includes all...

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Leisure Gardening

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Courses, Learning Curve, Short Gardening Courses |

Leisure Gardening

An engaging home study course for keen amateur gardeners who would like to learn more about gardening principles. The course has a strong practical focus and many of the ideas covered can be applied directly to your garden. The course includes 6 modules of study material, 6 assignments, and course book, The Gardener’s Year by Alan Titchmarsh. Subjects covered include: Garden planning and design; the garden lawn; the herbaceous border; flower garden; soil management; vegetable garden; herb...

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Organic Gardening

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Courses, Learning Curve, Organic Gardening, Short Gardening Courses |

Organic Gardening

A short but comprehensive distance learning course from Learning Curve! This 6-module course explores key principles of organic gardening. Including a course book, The Complete Gardener, all course materials 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...

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Introduction to Horticulture

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Courses, Learning Curve, Level 1 Horticulture |

Introduction to Horticulture

This short course from Learning Curve has been designed for the complete beginner in mind – students who would like to know more about horticulture but don’t yet feel ready for a full examination course. It is a good starting point for students preparing for Level 2 study, as well as those who would like to know more about horticulture for their own interest. Study topics covered include: introduction to horticulture; growing fruit and vegetables, plant propagation – seeds and...

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