GARDEN CENTRE MANAGEMENT – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  06/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

Garden Centre Management course. The course is divided into 12 lessons as follows: 1. Introduction: Plant classification, plant cultural requirements, soil and nutrition, watering requirements, drainage, temperature, light, humidity. 2. Plant Health: How to diagnose a problem, pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, frost, sunburn, chemical damage, insufficient light, overwatering. 3. Stock Maintenance: Quality standards, buying new stock, inspecting stock, extending stock life, disposing of below-standard stock, watering techniques, fertilising, pest and disease control. 4. Display and Display Techniques: Display units, product location, sales area layout. 5. Garden Product Knowledge I: Plant containers, tags, soil mixes, equipment, tools. 6. Garden Product Knowledge II: Chemicals, fertilisers, baskets, terrariums, cut flowers. 7. Indoor Plants: Major groups, common problems, plants for specific situations, customer attitudes. 8. Container Stock: Trees and Shrubs. 9. Seedlings, Bulbs, Herbs and Perennials. 10. A: Deciduous Trees, Fruit, Nuts, Berries. B. Seed. 11. Marketing: Pricing strategy, advertising, promotions. 12. Management: Staff control, staff productivity, work scheduling. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/General-Horticulture/GARDEN-CENTRE-MANAGEMENT-BHT255-116.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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