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Intermediate Amenity Horticulture

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

$ 1.366.823
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£ 340

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Enhance your amenity horticulture knowledge. An Amenity Site is primarily used for recreation, pleasure, visual enhancement or environmental improvement rather than for the production of economic crops. Prerequisite : You must complete Amenity Horticulture I before atempting thias course.

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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Environmental Impact
Plant Biology
IT Management
Skills and Training
Garden Design

Programa académico

Lesson Structure: Amenity Horticulture II BHT325

Adapting Amenity Horticulture to Changing needs
Macro Panning for Amenity Land Provision
Resources and Information.
Environmental impacts
Economic Impacts
Community Involvement
Developing a Management Plan

This course is taught by:

Katie Freeth
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, (University of Bath); RHS General Examination; FI Hort; MIfpra.

An experienced and professional horticulturist with extensive management skills gained internationally; experienced in landscape management, staff supervision and management, written and oral communication, horticultural knowledge and application, supported by organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail.

Katie brings 20 years experience in Horticulture and is an accomplished lecturer, horticulture consultant and freelance writer. Katie is a judge for the International Awards for Liveable Communities in the Whole City Category.
Katie also worked for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in France for approx 5 years first as a Sector Manager and then as an Area Manager; management of the cemeteries, peripatetic teams of gardeners (UK & French nationality) for the constructed cemeteries and memorials and static French nationality gardeners for small town/village plots.

Susan Stephenson
BSc in Applied Plant Biology (Botany) Univ. London 1983.
City and guilds: Garden Centre Management, Management and Interior Decor (1984)
Management qualifications in training with retail store. Diploma in Hort level 2 (RHS General) Distinction.

Susan Stephenson is a passionate and experienced horticulturist and garden designer. She has authored three books, lectures at 2 Further and Higher Education Colleges, teaching people of all ages and backgrounds about the wonders of plants and garden design, and tutors many students by correspondence from all over the world.

Susan studied botany at Royal Holloway College (Univ of London) and worked in the trading industry before returning to her first love plants and garden design. She is therefore, well placed to combine business knowledge with horticulture and design skills. Her experience is wide and varied and she has designed gardens for families and individuals. Susan is a mentor for garden designers who are just starting out, offering her support and advice and she also writes, delivers and assesses courses for colleges, introducing and encouraging people into horticulture and garden design.

Susan is a Professional Associate and exam moderator and holds the RHS General with Distinction. She continues to actively learn about horticulture and plants and (as her students will tell you) remains passionate and interested in design and horticulture.

She also supervised the Area Arboriculture Team and was Exhumations Officer€“ in charge of collecting discovered remains and arranging identification (if poss) and interment of same.

Identify optional management approaches for amenity horticulture sites.
Determine varying features of optional management approaches for amenity horticulture sites.
Explain planning concepts and processes used for provision of amenity land.
Identify and describe up to date information sources relating to changing influences on the amenity industry.
Explain current social environmental issues as they evolve in a changing political climate, for example community involvement, sustainability, public/private partnerships.
Explain current economic issues as they evolve in a changing political climate, for example community involvement, sustainability, public/private partnerships.
Describe Methods of community involvement from user surveys and consultation exercises through to physical involvement using volunteer groups.
Explain the relationship between the amenity industry, government policies and communities.
Critically evaluate the means by which the community can be engaged with the amenity industry.
Determine the impact of community policies on local strategies.
Determine relevant issues (social, political, economic and environmental) that relate to management of amenity sites.
Develop an appropriate management plan for an amenity site.

Información adicional

Horticulture, Mass Flower Production, Gardening