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Seasonal Gardening - What and When to Plant
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New to gardening and wondering what you need to be doing in your garden at different times in the year? Whether its flowers, vegetables or shrubs you?re interested in, this series of workshops can help get you started or develop your gardening knowledge to make your garden even better. You can take each one individually or all 3 to help you throughout the growing year.

Course Content

Whether its flowers, vegetables or shrubs you?re interested in, this series of workshops can help get you started or develop your gardening knowledge to make your garden even better. You can take each one individually or all 3 to help you throughout the growing year.

Each session, we will look at the following areas:

-What?s growing now in the garden, including flowers, vegetables and shrubs.
-How to prune, feed & care for your plants each season.
-What to plant or do to prepare for the next season to make sure your garden is both thriving as well as seasonally interesting.
-Propagation tips and composting.

This session will be taught mostly in the classroom and demonstrations and samples will be included to enable you to fully understand the practical aspects of gardening.

The workshop is delivered by a professional gardener and planting designer so please do think about any specific questions you might have to ask in the session and we will see if we can help you .

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

No previous experience required just an interest in the practical aspects of growing plants.

First Class Requirements

Pen and paper to make notes

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment for this course, but your progress will be monitored via question and answer in groups and individually and by observation. You will be given regular verbal feedback as to how you could improve and your progress in general.

Additional Information

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email art@rhacc.ac.uk

If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email info@rhacc.ac.ukor drop in to our main reception area.
For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.