This is the most popular RHS Level 2 course, widely recognised across the horticulture industry as a strong entry-level qualification. It is a good starting point for a career in gardening, propagation, fruit and vegetable growing, garden design and many other areas of the horticulture industry. It is also a popular option for keen amateur gardeners eager to learn more about their hobby. Our course is prepared in conjunction with the expert team at Edinburgh Garden School.
The course includes:
The course covers the RHS syllabus closely. Study topics covered include: plant selection and garden planning; establishment and maintenance of garden plants and lawns; soils and growing media; pests and diseases; production of outdoor vegetables and fruit; understanding and managing protected environments; plant classification; plant structure and function; identification and nomenclature; the biology of plants; plant nutrition and the root environment; maintaining plant health; weeds, pests and diseases; managing the growing environment; and plant propagation.
Module One – How Plants Function
Module Two – Managing the Soil and Plant Nutrition
Module Three – Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Module Four – Plant Propagation
Module Five – Garden Planning
Module Six – Plant Establishment and Maintenance
Module Seven – Growing Fruit and Vegetables
Module Eight – Protected Growing and Plant Cultivation
Borders Connect is one of the UK’s leading distance learning providers. All of our home study courses include study material, which is sent out in an attractive, hardwearing folder, essential course books and full tutorial support. We are accredited by the Open and Distance Learning Quality Council, registered with the Online Learning Council, and listed on the National Register of Learning Providers.