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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

Sunflower

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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    Another exam commentary, level 2 Garden Planning
    by Janet Prescott - Sunday, 10 March 2019, 9:19 PM
     

    From R2114 Feb ’18

    Q2 a) Name TWO environmental factors that a grower would need to control to maintain ideal growing conditions within a protected environment.  [ 2 marks]

    b) Describe ONE distinct effect on a growing crop for EACH of the factors named in a). [4 marks]

    c) Describe ...

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    by Janet Prescott - Monday, 4 March 2019, 2:36 PM
     

    Another one for level 3, this time from R3114 Feb ‘18

    Q2a) Describe THREE benefits of growing plants in containers for display. [6 marks]

    b) Describe ONE suitable irrigation system for a container display. [4 marks]

    This question relates to the following part of the syllabus:

    1....

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    results release for February exams
    by Janet Prescott - Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:57 AM
     

    The results for this exam round will be released on 24 April. If you have taken the exam at North Moreton or Ryton and completed one of our exam forms we will contact you with your results.

    The simplest way to get your exam results is to use your log-in for the RHS portal to look at them - this ...

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