This course is run at CROP Gardens, Plymouth, a horticultural site managed by Livewell.
This is an accredited course focussing upon the fundamental practical skills in horticulture, you will be able to learn skills such as planting out, preparing ground, pruning, using a mower, maintaining turf or constructing a path.
There are various plots and poly-tunnels and you will have the opportunity to plant, propagate and grow a variety of plants and produce. Your Road to Wellbeing courses are relaxed and informal, enabling you to improve your wellbeing and mental health whilst building your self-confidence and a great way to make friends.
Our courses run one day per week, over 10 to 13 weeks per term. This is a one year course starting in September each year.
An award, certificate or diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills is for young people (16+) and adults getting started in the horticulture industry. You don't need any previous experience or a current work placement.
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