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Hanging Basket Workshop

About the course


This hanging basket workshop is suitable for people of all abilities.

You will gain experience in the principles of creating a summer hanging basket to take home and enjoy.

What are the entry requirements?


What will the Workshop involve?

The workshop will begin with a demonstration which will guide you through selecting and arranging your plants along with structure, impact, aftercare, watering and feeding.

Participants will design and create their own summer hanging baskets.

How long will I be learning?

2 hours

What equipment will I need?

None. All materials will be provided.

How will I know if I am making progress?

Your progress will be determined by the visual appearance of the basket you are creating.

What course work will I be expected to complete?


What can I expect to learn from this workshop?

On completion of your own basket you should have gained the knowledge and experience required to create your own basket at home.

What other training programs and progression opportunities are there?

Natural moss Christmas wreath making workshops in December.

Myerscough College Horticulture
Myerscough College Horticulture


Horticulture is a rapidly growing area of the economy thanks to a strong public interest in gardening, plants, sustainability and food security. According to the Royal Horticultural Society, the horticulture industry is the largest employer in the UK, supplying 18 million gardeners.

The number of garden centres continues to increase and the public demand for attractive horticultural landscapes remains strong. This means that plant growers, suppliers and managers are constantly looking for ways to improve their businesses.

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Want to get on the road to gaining a Level 3 qualification in the sector? Or perhaps you're an agriculture employer willing to offer work placements? Contact us today!

Email: skillsbootcamp@myerscough.ac.uk 


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