Landscaping Home Gardens Course (Distance Education)
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Landscaping Home Gardens Course - Have the garden of your dreams! The finale to this course is a special project to help you help you develop a stunning garden that will be admired and enjoyed by you, your friends and neighbours. Learn how to plan, lay out and construct your own home garden and how to identify and chose plants most suited to your situation.
LESSON STRUCTURE - There are ten lessons in the course -
1. Designing Gardens - the basics of design concepts through to understanding how to use them.
2. Styles of Gardens - formal, informal, natural, and other themes.
3. Drawing Plans ‑Designing Gardens - learn how to draw basic landscape features and garden designs.
4. Understanding Soils - clays, loams, sands - how to identify them and treat them for better plant growth.
5. Basic Landscape Construction -what is involved to build basic structures like steps, walls, paths, etc.
6. Weeds & Pests -how to identify and treat garden weeds and pests.
7. Planting and Pruning - techniques to plant, prune and care for garden plants.
8. Lawns, paving and other surfacing -care for various surfaces
9. Garden Features -how to select and use garden features in a landscape.
10. Developing "YOUR" Garden - Special Project
Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Home-Gardening/LANDSCAPING-HOME-GARDENS-AHT103-176.aspx
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