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What Plant Where - Walton Hall

About the course


This course considers factors that influence planting positions, raising awareness of the impact of soil type, orientation, plant size, hardiness of materials and seasonality.

What are the entry requirements?

A keen interest in horticulture.

How long is the course?

One day

What will the course involve?

Investigating different planning considerations:

  • Checking soil types (texture and pH)

  • Orientation and topography

  • Seasonality

  • Shape and size of material

  • Seasonal interest

How long will I be learning?

Although this course only lasts for one day, this is only the start and you’ll carry on learning as you put your new skills into practice.

What equipment will I need?

All equipment is provided, but you will need to wear sensible footwear and outdoor clothing.

How will I know if I am making progress?

Demonstration of new skills and an understanding of why, when and where to plant.

What course work will I be expected to complete?

Engage and contribute in discussions.

What can I expect to learn from this course?

What to plant where and expected results.

What other training programmes and progression opportunities are there?

There are a series of short horticultural courses available – please check the website.

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