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Acacias 100 Hours Certificate Course

Learn about the identification and botany, and culture (planting, watering, feeding, propagation) of the wattles. Around 50 species are studied in detail. You also learn about the commercial uses of Acacias as building materials, food plants, for tanning, craft, etc.

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Advanced Permaculture 100 Hours Certificate Course

Advanced Permaculture course online. Learn to design naturally inspired living systems. For people with prior experience in permaculture, this course is a more in depth and academically advanced study of various aspects of permaculture.

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£340.00
African Violets 100 Hours Course

Grow fantastic African Violets! Designed for the African Violet enthusiast, this course covers everything from potting and feeding, to pests and propagation. You learn how African Violets are classified, and cover the exciting range of varieties available.
 

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Agronomy 100 Hours Certificate Course

Learn the principles and practices that underpin commercial broad acre crop production (agronomy) and develop an ability to interpret and apply information practically, on a farm.  Complement your farming studies or experience and seek employment in the highly sought after field of agronomy!

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£340.00
Arboriculture I (Basic) 100 Hours Certificate Course

An excellent distance learning foundation programme in tree care, tree management and tree culture, that you learn through home study. This course helps you develop skills and understanding in the diagnosis and treatment of tree disorders.

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£340.00
Arboriculture II (intermediate) 100 Hours Certificate Course

Build on your existing arboriculture knowledge! This follow on course delivered via distance learning and home study, builds on what you learned in Arboriculture I, but goes much deeper into planting and tree care. It also develops your ability to treat trees.

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Australian Native Trees 100 Hours Certificate Course

Gain knowledge about Australian native tree species. This course first teaches you about different types of Australian flora, plant identification, information sources, planting, feeding, soils, pests & diseases, watering, propagation and transplanting.

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Australian Natives I 100 Hours Certificate Course

Gain knowledge about Australian native tree species. This course first teaches you about different types of Australian flora, plant identification, information sources, planting, feeding, soils, pests & diseases, watering, propagation and transplanting.
 

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Australian Natives II 100 Hours Certificate Course

Australian Natives II course online. Develop your expertise in Australian plants! This course deals with both woody (hard wooded) and herbaceous (soft wooded), low growing Australian Native Plants, which bear showy flowers. The focus is on small shrubs and ground covers.
 

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Azaleas & Rhododendrons 100 Hours Course

Make the most of your azaleas and rhododendrons! Considered by many to be the very best plants a garden can offer, azaleas and rhododendrons are some of the most popular plants grown anywhere. The course shows how to grow them to perfection.

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Basic Amenity Horticulture 100 Hours Certificate Course

Basic Amenity Horticulture course online. The horticulture industry can be divided into two broad sectors: the production sector, which is largely involved...
 

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Basic Plant Biochemistry 100 Hours Certificate Course

Basic Plant  Biochemistry course online. Learn about the composition and function of plants. Biochemistry is the chemistry of living beings...

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£340.00
Berry Production 100 Hours Certificate Course

Berry Production course online. Berry fruits are popular the world over. Some berries are grown widely, in different climates and countries...
 

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Bonsai 100 Hours Course

Bonsai course online. Master Bonsai keeping! Join the many who have learnt the ancient oriental art of bonsai through this practical and comprehensive course...
 

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Botany I - Plant Physiology And Taxonomy 100 Hours Certificate Course

Botany I- Plant Physiology and Taxonomy course online. Discover the world of Botany. The course contains the basis of plant science, and is an introduction to plant physiology and taxonomy, covering general botany including...
 

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Horticulture Courses Online

Demand for Horticulturalists in the UK is always on the rise.  This is partially due to the increase need for more horticultural production, in particular within emerging industrial countries such as China and India.  Many employers in the industry are welcoming anyone with the right skills and attitude.  An increasing number of horticultural jobs are becoming linked to public contracts, so it is essential for businesses to show that their employees can meet the criteria by obtaining formal qualifications.

Get a Horticulture Qualification: The courses offered by ADL in this subject are diverse  – from diplomas in horticultural technology (including hydroponics, plant breeding and growing), to advanced certificates in horticulture (including crops, turf and plant protection) - and all through the convenience of distance learning.To start your career you will need qualifications.

As an RHS Qualifications Distance Learning Approved Provider, we can also offer preparation courses for the various RHS qualifications for both level 2 and level 3 theory principles. Exams are held in February and June of each year and candidates are advised to book their seat in good time, as there will be deadlines for registering. Students need to register as an external exam candidate at an RHS Approved Centre, or email: qualifications@rhs.org.uk for details. To help fully prepare you for the exams, there are past test papers readily available. Please note that exam fees are paid to the RHS Centre at the time of booking.

Get a career in Horticulture:  In terms of horticultural careers, ADL courses can open up avenues into Landscaping & Garden Design, Wholesale Nursery Management, Aromatherapy, Plant Breeding, Sports Turf Management. Horticulture is a great career - there is such diversity! You can be a hands-on gardener, a plant scientist or a garden designer, work in the commercial, amenity or environmental sector. The Horticulture industry is the largest employer in the UK. Job opportunities abound not only nationally but also internationally embracing the commercial and environmental sectors as well as research and journalism. Salaries within the industry of horticulture can range from £15,000 to £99,000 per annum.   

New to horticulture? Get a head start! :  Passionate about horticulture or want to embark on a career in this field?  In fact if you want to work in horticulture anywhere in the world, you will need a good foundation. Horticulture is far more than the cultivation of plants (whether for food, to enhance parks and countryside or for garden ornamentation): “Horticulture is where art, science, design and commerce meet – with challenging and rewarding careers no matter what your background or interests.” (Paul Harris – National Trust Picture Library). This diverse discipline can be explored through ADL's flexible study programmes.

Already work in horticulture, need Professional Development?  A professional development course will always enhance your CV/Resume - but more importantly, it can help you to achieve your career goals.  The RHS Gardening and Horticulture courses that ADL run are written by professional horticulturists, but can be be studied at home.

Can't find  a qualification to suit your needs?  Why not speak with one of our Academic Course Advisers for FREE advice on +441227 789 649?  or email:  info@adlhomestudy.co.uk.  Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposesself-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to higher qualifications.  You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support  and be able to start at any time.


Studying from home enables you to work in the industry, gaining the practical experience needed for qualifications and at the same time studying at your own pace from home, without compromising your time and income. You can even study our courses for hobby purposes enabling you to expand your passion.

 

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