Practical Horticulture Skills City & Guilds (Award) Level 1 – Grow your Own Fruit and Vegetables

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 26 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 1 Levels Explained
DURATION
19 weeks
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Practical Horticulture Skills City & Guilds (Award) Level 1 – Grow your Own Fruit and Vegetables

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A hands on course to develop both your skills and knowledge of growing a range of fruit and vegetables. The course will be based around Bicton Walled Garden and Glasshouses.

LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 26 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 1 Levels Explained
DURATION
19 weeks
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

Based around Bicton Walled Garden. We will look at the following taks when developing your garden.

Planning your vegetable garden and crop rotation

Soil preparation and adding organic matter

Seed sowing and planting indoors and out

Weed identification and control

Pest and disease identification and control

Seasonal pruning of soft fruit and apples

Entry requirements

An interest in growing your own fruit and vegetables

Assessment

3 practical skills test

Progression

Employment , Garden Design, RHS L2

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Based around Bicton Walled Garden. We will look at the following taks when developing your garden.

Planning your vegetable garden and crop rotation

Soil preparation and adding organic matter

Seed sowing and planting indoors and out

Weed identification and control

Pest and disease identification and control

Seasonal pruning of soft fruit and apples

An interest in growing your own fruit and vegetables

3 practical skills test

Employment , Garden Design, RHS L2

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Adult
  • Level - Level 1
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 26 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £258.00
  • Day/Time - Tuesday, 09:15 - 12:30
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