Designed for home gardeners or those in the trade needing to up skill their knowledge
A five week practical and theory based course in which participants will learn the basics of horticulture.
Wednesdays 5.30 – 7.30pm from 1 – 29 August 2018
Includes 1 practical session on Saturday 18 August 9am-1pm
VENUE: Waitakiri Primary School, 170 Burwood Road, Burwood
Cost: $150 (includes GST)
Registrations close Thursday 26 July
Wednesdays at 5.30 – 7.30pm from 1 – 29 August 2018
Available Qty: 13
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- Plant Names & Classification
- Plant Functions
- Pests, Disease & Disorders
- Plant Propagation
- Tree & Shrub Planting (practical)
- Wednesday 1 August 5.30 – 7.30pm
Course Introduction. Plant naming
- Wednesday 8 August 5.30 – 7.30pm
- Wednesday 15 August 5.30 – 7.30pm
- Saturday 18 August 9am – 1pm
- Wednesday 22 August 5.30 – 7.30pm
Pest, Disease & Disorders
- Wednesday 29 August 5.30 – 7.30pm
Propagation. Closing Presentation.
Tutor: David Milne
David is a qualified horticulturalist from Scotland where he worked for several private estates covering all aspects of design, planting and maintenance of soft and hard landscapes. He worked for 7 years in the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RBG) initially in the Rock Garden, the in the Nursery team. For six years he was Propagation Manager for a mail-order nursery specialising in alpine and herbaceous plants and bulbs. He began lecturing in horticulture at the RGB and after working in the horticulture industry in Christchurch for a few years he became a full time tutor with Agribusiness Training delivering NZQA courses.
Dave delivered Fundamentals of Horticulture and another horticultural course at the CHS in 2016 & 2017. We are very happy to have secured his tutorship again.