Botany for Gardeners Autumn 2019

We have been asked to put on extra dates our basic botany course!

Epidermis through the microscope showing stomatal pores

Learn about the fascinating world of plants and find out what makes them grow and respond to the environment around them. Learn useful and fascinating facts about their metabolism and reproduction, morphology and anatomy and how this knowledge can be applied to successful cultivation.

We are running 3, 3-hour sessions weekly from 1-4pm  on 10th  17th & 24th October covering the following topics:


  • Plant anatomy,
  • Growth, development and nutrition
  • Flowering and reproduction
  • The external environment, plant hormones and effect on circadian rhythms and growth pattern
  • Plant Identification & classification
Fibonacci in flowers

The level of the course will be similar to that of an RHS or NVQ level 2 and is aimed at keen amateur gardeners who want to learn a little bit of plant science that is applicable in the garden and gain more enjoyment from the fascinating world of plants. This course also links with the Plant Propagation for Beginners on 31st October

The total cost of the course is 80€

To book onto the course you can use the online payment system below. If you have any trouble using this system or prefer to send a cheque please use the contact form below to check availability and request a booking form. We will send you further details when we receive your booking or reservation. If you have any questions about the course please use the contact form below.

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