City and Guilds Level 1 Horticulture

Course Content

  • Prepare ground for sowing or planting
  • Plant container grown subjects
  • Prepare soil and apply organic mulch
  • Water a bed, border or area of plants
  • Cultivate land by single digging
  • Apply fertiliser by hand to bare ground
  • Determine soil pH with colour test kit
  • Plant flower bulbs for naturalisation
  • Prepare and plant a hanging basket
  • Prepare and plant a container for display
  • Care for planted area
  • Prune hedges by hand
  • Sow seeds indoors in containers
  • Prick out seedlings singly
  • Pot up rooted cuttings, large seedlings by hand
  • Aerate turf by hand
  • Edge turf with shears
  • Scarify turf by hand
  • Use a wheeled rotary mower
  • Use a nylon cord strimmer
  • Use a leaf – litter blower
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