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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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    apple for the teacher?
    another exam commentary for level 3 Plant Growth
    by Janet Prescott - Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 8:46 AM
     

    This is for R3102 June ‘18.

    Q6 a) Describe ONE role of EACH of the following elements in plant metabolism:

    i)                 phosphorus (P);[ 2 marks]

    ii)                boron (B).  [2  marks]

    b) State how the mobility of EACH of the following nutrients within the plant ...

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    Goodbye, Rosmarinus officinalis!
    by Janet Prescott - Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:57 PM
     


    DNA is making plant names more confusing - or I suppose less confusing in the longer term, but that doesn't help those of us trying to adapt as familiar plant names change. It also doesn't help that the information trickles down to us slowly from the rarified realms of botanists.
    I'd ...

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    Another exam question commentary: Level 2 Plant Growth
    by Janet Prescott - Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:48 PM
     

    From R2102 June ‘18, Q3;

    a)       Define the term ‘fertiliser’.  [2 marks]

    b)      List FOUR benefits of using organic fertilisers. [4 marks]

    c)       State what is meant by EACH of the following terms, giving ONE example of each:

    i)                    compound fertiliser; ...

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