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Gardening: All Year Round Colour

Thursday 1 November 2018
19:00 - 21:00
8 Hours / 4 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£40.00 Half fee of £22.50 available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Identify by botanical and Latin name, different flowering shrubs, perennials and bulbs for the summer and autumn. Learn about containers and hanging baskets, using correct techniques and appropriate aftercare so your display lasts longer. Material costs are included in the fee.

Entry requirements

A keen interest in this field either for work, a change of career or for personal gain.

What you will learn

Students will learn about different plants & their botanical name (latin name), how to use and maintain flowering trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs effectively, planting containers & hanging baskets, growing environments and after care to continue the display for longer.

How you will learn on this course

Students will have the opportunity to learn about plants and materials used for colourful display, planting containers and hanging baskets. Practical activity, discussions, workshops, research, presentations and assessments will be key teaching and learning activities for this course.

How you will be assessed on this course

 

There will be interactive teaching and learning activities shared with students by the tutor including demonstrations, use of technology, Word Clouds, glossary of terms, quizzes, reflective diaries, observation, discussions, direct questioning, self-assessment, working in pairs or groups, working together to develop and challenge what you have learnt, finding out what you can do well and what you could do to improve.

 

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Research and demonstrate skills learnt.

What you need for your course

Tutor will discuss at first session.

What you need to bring to the first class

Pen and note pad (Optional - Gardening gloves, Secateurs).

What you can do next

RHS courses other Horticulture & Garden Design courses within the College.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking