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Garden Design & Principles of Horticulture

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Suffolk New College - Suffolk Rural

Charity Lane

Otley

Ipswich

IP6 9EY

United Kingdom

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You will study both aspects to give you a comprehensive all round understanding of garden design and horticultural principles.

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Design principles of site assessment, analysis, scale drawings, presentation and project management will be studied alongside basic principles of horticulture with an emphasis on plant anatomy, types of plants and groups of plants, choosing the right plants for the site and how plants work. Towards the end of the course there is a short, tutor guided project. This course is suitable for all ages and abilities and will cover the following topics:

  • Take brief, set client project
  • Costing & business contracts, costing out bed, working with people/teams
  • Axonometric drawings, increasing skills, designing a water feature and how to design using insets, special areas
  • Ecology and garden - practical, productive yet 'green' as much as possible
  • Pruning, training & grafting
  • Lawns, grass choices, lawn care plus
  • Propagation in more detail, possibly with practical cuttings

You will need to bring: writing materials, note pad, A4 Plain paper, ruler and eraser. There may be an outside element to the course so please bring with you all-weather outdoor wear and sturdy footwear.

Course Information

Course Start Date: 29th April 2020

Course End Date: 24th June 2020

Timings : 9:45am to 3:45pm (Wednesday)

Date (s) Excluded: Half Term Holiday 27th May 2020

Duration: 8 sessions / 5 hours per session

Enrolment End Date: 22nd April 2020

Please note that the enrolment for this course closes 5 working days prior to the start of the course. Unfortunately it is not possible to process late enrolments after that point.

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You will be provided with refreshment vouchers (meal and drinks) which may be used in one of the College refectories. Alternatively you may bring your own lunch if preferred.

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Charity Lane

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IP6 9EY

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