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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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    apple for the teacher?
    Another exam question commentary: level 2 Plant Growth
    by Janet Prescott - Monday, 10 August 2020, 11:51 PM
     

    Another commentary on an exam question from June 2019, this one from Unit 2014 in Plant Growth:

    Q6

    a)      Name THREE types of commercial propagation facility used to grow plants.           3 marks

    b)     Describe how to manage the environment of ONE of the propagation facilities ...

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    Exam dates and fees 2021
    by Janet Prescott - Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 12:44 PM
     

    Attached are the exam dates for 2021, February and June.  These will also be uploaded into classrooms. 

    Please note that the RHS now raises exam fees annually in September for the year ahead,  so for 2021 their fees will be £18 for each level 2 unit and £28 for a level 3 unit.

    If you book exams with us through the website each unit will cost £1 extra to cover the paypal surcharge.


     
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    Another Level 2 exam question commentary
    by Janet Prescott - Monday, 27 July 2020, 12:12 PM
     

    This one is from unit 2113 in Garden Planning:

    Q1

    a)      Describe THREE benefits of providing shelter for trees in an apple orchard. [ 6 marks]

    b)     Name TWO distinct plants suitable for use as a living windbreak in a fruit garden. [2 marks]

    c)      Name TWO types of non-living...

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