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Green fingered? Expand your gardening skills . . .
THE Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) course commences next month at Duchy College Rosewarne giving people the perfect opportunity to hone their gardening skills and gain a qualification at the same time.
The RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture is run by the College at two venues, commencing on Wednesday 26th September at Pinelodge Gardens in St Austell and on Thursday 27th September at Rosewarne. The course is taught on a part-time basis to fit around work and family commitments.
Louise Williamson, Short Course Co-ordinator explains: “If you are keen gardener, passionate about plants, thinking of a career change or just want to gain a qualification this course is a great platform to get ahead. And as the summer draws to a close it’s the perfect time to improve your knowledge ready to design a beautiful garden for next year.”
The course covers a range of topics from maintaining plant health, plant classification and propagation to understanding garden features and planning.
Andrew Counsell, Head of Duchy College, said: “The RHS qualifications are highly respected within the horticultural industry and in the academic world. We have got great reputation for our horticulture provision and these short courses are a fantastic opportunity for people to develop their skills and knowledge.”
To enrol on this course or to find out more about the range of horticulture courses available at Duchy College Rosewarne, please call 0845 605 0455 or visit www.duchy.ac.uk.