Home Garden Expert Course (Distance Education)
ACS Distance Education
Home Garden Expert Course lasting 100 hours. There are 8 lessons in this course:
1. Basic Plant Identification & Culture: Plant names, planting, transplanting, tools & equipment.
2. Soils & Nutrition: Soil structure, nutrition, composting, soil building, drainage, fertilizers.
3. Pests & Weeds: Identifying problems, sprays, biological control, weed identification & control.
4. Landscaping: How to design a garden, rockeries, native gardens, traditional (European style) home gardens.
5. Propagation: Propagating materials, seed, cuttings.
6. Lawns: Turf varieties, laying a lawn, lawn care.
7. Indoor Gardening: Hardy indoor plants, container growing.
8. The Kitchen Garden: Vegetable gardening, fruit trees, herbs.
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Home-Gardening/HOME-GARDEN-EXPERT-COURSE-AHT101-173.aspx
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