Plant classification, structure and function
Plant nutrition and the root environment
Maintaining plant health
Understanding plant propagation
Understanding garden features, plant selection & planning
Understanding the choice, establishment & maintenance of garden plants& lawns
Understand the production of outdoor vegetables and fruit
Understand protected environments and their use in plant cultivation
A keen interest in horticulture with a level of enquiry into plants and gardens. It is suitable for the beginner or some more experienced.
Learning and assessment
Delivered one day a week (Friday 9.30-12.30 and 1.30-3.30 over 30 weeks). £925 course fee plus a £115 College and RHS registration fee. Payment by instalments may be availlable (1 x £207.50 and 9 x £92.50).
- The Royal Horticultural Society's Advanced Certificate
Entry Requirement - a pass on the RHS Level 2 Certificate
Myerscough Certificate in Garden Design
Most people want to learn and improve their own gardens. The qualification does though open a door to further progression or to employment in the industry. Some have progressed to full-time horticultural courses, some have developed a business, and others have gained employment in garden centres or nurseries.
Weatherproof clothing and suitable footwear to allow you to venture out in inclement weather! Secateurs and a knife are tools which are a valuable addition to a gardeners toolkit.
Latest news, Horticulture
Travel scholarships for young farmers, equines & horticulturalists up for grabs
- Wednesday 24 January
Myerscough to compete in Young Gardeners of the Year 2018
- Tuesday 23 January
Packed term for Myerscough landscape & horticulture students
- Friday 15 Dec 2017
Six of the best for Myerscough Gardens at North West in Bloom
- Wednesday 8 Nov 2017
Merseyside provision expansion plans continue
- Wednesday 18 Oct 2017