Learning to Garden (formerly Flourish Plus)
City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate
Thinking about getting into horticulture, for a new career or better skill your hobby?
This Certificate in Practical Horticulture is an excellent part time course for those wishing to find out more on practical horticulture elements and to see if a career in horticulture can be in your future.
This course, which is taken for half a year, has been designed to introduce students to horticulture and further develop any prior knowledge they may have. Once completed this course can help prepare students for a level 2 qualification or create confidence in finding work such as becoming a garden assistant or nursery assistant.
This course includes units on:
- Identifying plants
- Preparing land for sowing and planting
- Applying organic mulch
- Watering techniques
- Preparing and planting a container for display
- Lift, divide and plant herbaceous perennials
- Sowing seeds indoors
- Propagation from stem cuttings
- Potting up and on
- Care for a planted area
|Dates & Location||
23rd March - 29th June, 2023 (Thursdays)
09:00 - 16:00
Stanmer Campus - One Garden Brighton
1 day a week
This course could be FREE.
If you are unemployed and in receipt of state benefits or working and your income is under £18,525 you could be entitled to financial support towards the course fees or even study for free.
No entry requirements but you must have an interest in the subject.
Steel toe capped boots are required for this course.
One Garden Brighton
The recent restoration of the walled garden has been managed by Plumpton College. One Garden Brighton is the home of the college’s horticultural centre of excellence, a space for training and education. The campus buildings are nestled within the walls itself and you will see students designing, planting and maintaining the grounds as a showcase for innovation.
One Garden Brighton is place for everyone, a garden made for people. We are a part of our local community; a place to connect, improve wellbeing and discover something new. We support local producers, people and nurture local networks focused on enriching all who visit.
Continue your passion for horticulture onto one of our part time horticulture courses.