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Garden Design – Choosing Plants

If you need help choosing the right plants for your beds and borders, then this Garden Design course is for you! Award winning designer Christine Pritchard will discuss suitable trees, shrubs and perennials and how to put them together for best effect.

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Time 18:15 - 20:45
Days Running Tuesday
Duration 6 weeks
Location Somer Valley Campus
Price £129
Spaces 10
Course Code L93GCP1-SEL1A1920

What topics are covered?

Making a planting plan. Trees. Shrubs. Perennials. Climbers. Bulbs.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone interested in learning about plants and how to choose the right ones for best effect. No experience necessary.

Who will be my tutor?

The award winning garden designer Christine Pritchard. http://www.christinepritchard.co.uk/

How will I learn?

New ideas or techniques will be introduced at the start. You will be shown a wide range of live plant material and be invited to consider how this might be used to good effect in your own garden. Students are encouraged to share their own experiences/ garden problems/ solutions with the group so that everyone can benefit. Use of Latin names for plants is made very simple and kept to a minimum. Enjoyable and relaxed environment.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Hospitality, Spa Industry & Landbased.

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Cam Building at Somer Valley Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Some photographs of your garden if you have one. The photographs do not need to be high quality. A note pad and pen. All materials are provided but please bring your own drawing equipment if you want to.

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


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