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Gardening and Landscaping
Discover the most important considerations of successfully growing trees and shrubs
Gain specific gardening insight with this specialist course from which you’ll learn that planting new trees and shrubs is not difficult but this is an activity you’d want to get right to give your plants the best start in life. The most important considerations are root health, soil conditions, weather, and aftercare. Whether the trees and shrubs that you manage are containerised, bare-root or rootballed, you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of cultivating strong, thriving trees and shrubs from this course. From landscape planning and design to understanding how to shop for the best plants, and especially those that suit a variety of conditions, and their intricate year-round care.
Global Edulink is well-established in the UK but reaches out to learners all over the world.Learn with Global Edulink and you’ll have the opportunity to gain insight and knowledge from tutors that are well qualified and experienced in their industry sector.
Students will be issued an official cover letter stating that you have completed 06 CPD hours at the completion of your Gardening and Landscaping course.
- Free E-certificate (No additional cost for e-certificates)
- Learners will get the “Certificate in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Awareness” Course for Free on purchasing this course
Why You Should Choose Global Edulink
- 12 months Access to your course.
- The price shown on Reed is for the whole course, including the final exam and free e-certificate.
- CPD and iAP accredited certificate upon successful completion
- Tutor Support available Monday – Friday
- Eligible to apply for the Student ID card
Course Curriculum : Gardening and Landscaping
Module 01: Designing a Framework for Your Landscape
1.1.1 Taking to a variety of landscape to share ways to incorporate trees and shrubs
1.1.2 Demonstrating gardening techniques to keep your plants healthy or expand your collection
1.1.3 Visiting my garden to plant some trees and shrubs
1.2.1 Mature size
1.2.2 Cold hardy
1.2.3 Heat hardy
1.2.4 Things to consider
1.2.5 Energy conservation
1.2.6 Storm water management
1.2.7 Reducing pollution
1.2.8 Define space
1.2.9 Views to keep
1.2.10 Views to screen
1.2.11 Mix it up
1.2.12 In scale
1.2.13 Barrier plant
Module 02: Challenging Conditions of Trees and Shrubs
2.2 Match plant to growing condition
2.3 Indicator plants
2.4 Select shade tolerant plants
2.5 Increase light
2.7 Age of plant
2.8 Above ground symptoms
2.9 Cause of waterlogged soils :
2.10 Solving for waterlogged soil
2.11 Heavy rain and flooding
2.12 Lack of water
2.13 Dealing with heat and drought
2.14 Watering priorities
2.15 Conserving water
Module 03: How to Shop for the Best Trees and Shrubs? & Proper Way to Plant Trees
3.2.1 Call utility locating services in area
3.2.3 Planting in fall
3.2.4 Deeply planted trees Root ball
3.2.5 Gary Watson
3.2.6 Save tags for future reference
3.2.7 Ask for help when planting bigger trees
3.2.8 2-3” layer of mulch
3.2.9 Wait one year to fertilize
3.2.10 Wait two years before major pruning
3.2.11 Stake trees
Module 04: Trees and Shrubs Spring, Summer and Winter Care
4.1.1 Early and on-going care :
4.1.2 Deep watering
4.1.4 Mulching tips :
4.1.5 Ground covers :
4.1.7 Root pruning When to fertilize
4.2.1 Shredded leaves
4.2.2 Winter protection
4.2.3 Hardware cloth
4.2.4 Soil mound method
4.2.5 Leaf method
4.2.6 Rose cones
4.2.7 Keep In mind
4.2.8 Protecting plants from animals
4.2.9 Fencing for rabbits
4.2.10 Fencing for larger animals
4.2.12 Salt damage
4.2.14 Salt tolerant plants
Module 05: How to Prune Old and Young Trees?
5.2 Tools needed for pruning
5.3 At planting
5.4 Balance the canopy
5.5 Counteracting lion’s tailing
5.6 On-going pruning
5.7 What is the best time to prune?
5.8 Pruning in late winter
5.9 Pruning too much
5.10 Do not use herbicide
5.11 Where do we make cuts?
5.12 Do not top tree
Module 06: How to Prune Shrubs?
6.1 Prune shrubs to control the size
6.2 Improving the appearance and Creating and maintaining landscape design
6.3 When is the best time to prune?
6.4 Deciduous plants
6.5 Spring flowering shrubs
6.6 Do not shrub
6.7 Thinning cuts
6.8 Gradual renewal
6.9 Rejuvenation pruning
6.10 Shearing hedges
6.11 Species suited to shearing
6.13 Overgrown hedges
6.14 Sheared evergreens
6.15 Pruning arborvitae
6.16 Pruning junipers
6.17 Unshearing sheared shrubs
6.18 Natural hedge
Module 07: When Trees and Shrubs Fail to Thrive?
7.1 Proper identification of the plant
7.2 Review checklist of care
7.3 Weather calendar
7.4 Check yearly growth
7.5 Patterns of damage
7.6 Clear contrast between dead and living
Module 08: Way of Restoring a Landscape to Health? & Expand Your Landscapes Framework
8.1.1 Is it practical to treat?
8.1.2 Is this a key plant in the landscape?
8.1.3 Control options
8.1.4 Aphid traps
8.1.5 Reduce apple scab
8.1.6 Disease treatment
8.1.7 Insect treatment
8.2.2 Start from scratch
8.2.5 Growing trees and shrubs in containers
8.2.6 Drainage needs
8.2.7 Watering needs
8.2.10 Starting trees and shrubs from cuttings
8.2.11 Semi hardwood cuttings
8.2.12 Softwood cutting
Benefits you will gain:
- High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
- Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
- 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
- Recognised Accredited Qualification.
- Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Method of Assessment:
At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Having completed this course, you will be awarded the Gardening and Landscaping by Global Edulink as well as a summary of the units learnt. This summary will include the specifics of the units you have learnt in the completed course. At the end of this course, you will be able to gain a professional qualification. Potential employers will view you as an asset and will recognize the level of commitment and skills you have displayed while studying this course.
Who is this course for?
- Those who garden for fun.
- Those for whom gardening is a career.
- No entry requirements.
- Professional Gardener
- Garden Centre Assistant
- Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Officer
- Farm Assistant
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Thiyagarajah Yogeswaran asked:
How many levels have been allocated for this Landscaping course. I wish to study irrigation pumping and water requirement with manure
Dear Thiyagarajah Thank you very much for your query. Gain specific gardening insight with this specialist course from which you’ll learn that planting new trees and shrubs is not difficult but this is an activity you’d want to get right to give your plants the best start in life. This course contains 8 modules. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I was wondering is £12 the full price for the course it's seems very cheap
Dear Stuart, Thank you for your query. Yes, £12 the full price for the Gardening and Landscaping - Level 2 course. Note that we are offering special discounts these days and you can purchase the course in order to enjoy the benefits. Regards, Student Support TeamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
will this certificate allow you to become a member of the gardeners guild?
Dear Angus Thank you very much for your query. The Career path as follows; Professional Gardener Carer Garden Centre Assistant Caretaker Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Officer Farm Assistant Hurry up to grab the discount as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.