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Gardening: Propagation: Grow your own Plants

Thursday 24 January 2019
19:00 - 21:00
8 Hours / 4 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

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

£55.00 Half fee of £32.50 available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Discover different propagations methods for your garden, using correct equipment and growing environments. Learn about care of newly growing plants, the identification of different plants by botanical and Latin name and methods of propagating them. £10 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), propagation methods for various plants, correct materials & equipment's for the task, growing environments and after care of newly growing plants.

How you will learn on this course

Students will have the opportunity to learn about propagation by seed sowing, cuttings (from roots, stems & leaves) and divisions. 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

Demonstrate knowledge of: 1. Different propagation methods. 2. Using correct materials, equipment's and growing environments for the task. 3. Appropriate after care of newly growing plants. 4. Identifying different plants (botanical name/latin name) and methods of propagating them.

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