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RHS Level 2 Certificate

in the Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development

Aeonium

Unit 1

Plant Classification, Structure and Function

compost

Unit 2

Plant Nutrition and the Root Environment

lily beetles

Unit 3

Unit 3 Maintaining Plant Health

greenhouse

Unit 4

Understanding Plant Propagation

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RHS Level 2 Certificate

in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance

plan

Unit 1

Garden Features, Plant Selection and Planning

hostas in gravel

Unit 2

Choice, Establishment & Maintenance of Garden Plants and Lawns

raised veg beds

Unit 3

Production of Outdoor Vegetables and Fruit

lily beetles

Unit 4

Protected Environments & their Use in Plant Cultivation

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RHS Level 3 Certificate

in the Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation

leaf structure and photosynthesis

Unit 1

Plant Taxonomy, Structure and Function

Wisley rootzone

Unit 2

The Root Environment, Plant Nutrition and Growing Systems

vine weevil damage

Unit 3

Managing Plant Health

greenhouse

Unit 4

Applied Plant Propagation

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RHS Level 3 Certificate

in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting

drawing up plan

Unit 1

Garden Survey Techniques and Design Principles

gabions

Unit 2

Selection and Use of Landscaping Elements in the Garden

wall construction

Unit 3

Setting out & Construction of Landscaping Elements

cloud pruning

Unit 4

Specialist Elements in the Establishment of Gardens and Urban Plantings

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Certificate in Organic Horticulture

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01 Principles which underpin sustainable horticultural practices

02 Planning an organic garden

03 Understanding the properties of soil and importance of soil biology

04 Managing soil, growing media and maintaining fertility

05 Importance of habitat provision and biodiversity

06 Planning year round organic vegetable growing

07 Vegetable growing methods, harvesting, storage and seed saving

08 Growing annuals, biennials and herbaceous perennials sustainably

09 Selecting, planting and maintaining trees and shrubs sustainably

10 Selecting and maintaining lawns and wildlife friendly alternatives

11 Prevention, identification and organic control of garden pests

12 Prevention, identification and organic control of garden weeds

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    Exam commentary - from Level 2 Garden Planning
    by Janet Prescott - Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 8:43 AM
     

    From R 2113 February ‘18

    Q3. Describe the production of a crop of onions under EACH of the following headings:

    i)                 named cultivar;                        1 mark

    ii)                planting of sets;                       5 marks

    iii)              harvesting....

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    Exam commentary - from Level 3 Garden Planning
    by Janet Prescott - Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:29 AM
     

    R3112 February ‘18,  Question 8.

    a)      State TWO ways by which gravel can make a contribution to the design of a garden. [2 marks]

    b)     Recommend TWO NAMED plants suitable for a gravel garden, giving reasons for your choice. [8 marks]       

     

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    by Janet Prescott - Monday, 3 December 2018, 12:10 PM
     

    R2112 February ‘18

    Q6a) State an appropriate grass seed mixture for a high quality ornamental lawn.              2 marks   

    b) State FOUR distinct benefits of establishing a lawn from seed.                                             4 marks

    c) State FOUR distinct limitations of ...

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