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RHS: Features & Planning [5]Taught by Hilary Thomas

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  • How to carry out & record a garden survey

  • How to plan your garden

  • How to make a planting schemen

Overview

This module will enable candidates to develop an understanding of basic surveying and design principles and to apply them to basic garden design and planning requirements. Additionally, the module will enable candidates to develop an understanding of plant selection for soft landscaping.

What You Will Learn

  • How to Carry Out & Record a Garden Survey & Site Appraisal

  • Principles of Garden Planning & the Elements That Contribute to a Good Design

  • Visual Qualities of Plants & How They Can Be Used to Create Effective Planting Schemes

  • Range of Hard Landscaping Materials for Patios, Paths, Steps, Walls & Fences

  • Adding Interest with Pergolas, Furniture, Statuary, Water Features & Rock Gardens

  • Factors That Need to Be Considered When Selecting Trees, Shrubs & Hedges

  • Use & Selection of Herbaceous Perennials & Alpine & Rock Garden Plants

  • Range of Annuals, Biennials & Bulbs That Are Available for Use in the Garden

Meet your expert tutor

Hilary Thomas was Head of the School of Garden Design at the highly regarded Capel Manor College where she taught both Horticulture and Garden and Planting Design for over 20 years. Her students won ...read more

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