Call for guaranteed set up on 0800 0131030 28 Gardening Courses Botany £ 399.00 This diploma course is aimed at providing a thorough introduction to the subject of Botany. It will particularly appeal to those who are interested in the world of plants but would like more scientific depth than that provided in popular media. It will particularly appeal to those wishing to study Botany or other sciences at a higher level in the future. Throughout the course reference is made to human- plant interactions so students are reminded of the relevance of botany in today's technical world. Introduction to Horticulture £ 199.00 The UK Open College home study Introductory Horticulture course is has had longstanding success and is tried and trusted. It is comprehensive and easy to follow, and is well thought out and organized. Key terms are highlighted throughout that al-low the student to focus on exactly what they need to learn and retain, and also a self evaluation at the end of each chapter to help keep the student on track. It covers basic horticulture science and practical cultural needs so that the student under-stands the fundamentals. Horticulture £ 329.00 The growing of plants and understanding of the make- up of the soil and the best way to ensure you maximise the ground around you is a skill a lot of us want to know. The course provides the skills and knowledge needed to better understand this complex subject. Garden Maintenance £ 299.00 This subject aims to provide you with a firm basis for maintaining a garden in a healthy and presentable state. Garden mainte-nance is a diverse area of study, sometimes thought of as being the mundane side of horticulture, though in fact it is today quite technical and a very critical area of concern. Garden Design £ 329.00 Explore the art of garden design in this comprehensive course. You will learn the fundamental elements of style, basic techniques and professional tricks necessary to design the gardens of your dreams. Professional garden design is something that is inspirational and is essentially solving the various logistical problems as-sociated with what you have to work with, where to position such items as pathways, swimming pools, tennis courts, water features, flower beds and which plants would be most suited. Good garden design adds these ingredients to create a style in keeping with the site, the house and your client's requirements. Landscaping £ 299.00 Do you watch the TV gardening programmes and wonder how you could be as diverse as the presenters are with the differ-ent garden designs they come up with? Our course in Landscaping will provide you with the skills to set you on this road to success. The course aims to develop a solid understanding of the principles and procedures underlying the design and development of garden areas. The subject is relevant to both public and private landscaping and equally of value in developing home gardens or public parks. Though consideration is given to both design and construction, the emphasis throughout the course is landscape design itself. Horticultural Science £ 199.00 This home learning Introduction to Horticultural Science course is the only course of its kind to appropriately cover this subject matter in sufficient detail to be used as a college textbook for a horticultural science class. It provides an excellent survey of all aspects of this area and presents cutting edge research at a level which is understandable to the undergraduate population. Hydroponics £ 299.00 Hydroponics is the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in a liquid nutrient solution rather than in soil. Many of us, have placed a plant cutting in water and noticed that it sprouts roots and begins to grow. This is a simple form of hydroponics. Unfortunately, most plants will not sprout roots and all you get is dead stems and smelly water. This course will teach you the fundamentals of what to feed your plants and how best to do it, hydroponically.
www. ukopencollege. co. uk Holistic Therapy Courses29 Acupressure £ 369.00 Acupressure is often thought of as being a poor substitute for Acupuncture and yet in skilled hands can be just as effective for many of the conditions more traditionally treated by needles. It is an ancient healing therapy based on a network of meridians along which energy or vital forces pass through the body. The interruption or blockage of the vital force or energy flow results in the body becoming unwell. Anyone treating aches and pains will find Acupressure to be effective on many conditions from migraine to sport injuries. Colour Therapy £ 349.00 Colour Therapy or Chromotherapy has been successfully used since ancient times and has been a part of medical practise for many centuries past. Colour is the soul of nature and by experiencing the life of colour, we participate in this soul - this is how Rudolph Steiner described the value of colour. Complementary Health Care £ 399.00 Do you feel you want to take preventative and or a complementary approach to your health care? Then this course will go a long way to assist you in finding a happy balance and what you feel is a suitable alternative to your health care needs. Crystal Healing £ 339.00 The power and the energy of crystals can be remarkable, particularly in the field of healing where crystals play an important role in releasing and clearing negative energies. Each crystal has a unique vibrational resonance that can amplify, transmute, stabilise and balance the body. Crystal Healing Therapists are now accepted and recognized worldwide and this course will provide you with sufficient knowledge and expertise to use this therapy. Crystal Healing Practitioner £ 389.00 This course provides the student with an in depth understanding of how to interact with crystal healing power and provides a thorough working knowledge of the ancient art and science of crystal healing. Herbalism Clinical £ 399.00 This course furnishes the students with the skills necessary to diagnose symptoms and signs and prescribe curative prescriptions for a wide range of health problems. An outstanding feature of this course is a proven method whereby suspected disease state can be identified in their early stages. Simple directions for the preparation of herbal remedies and recommended dosages are also included. Herbalist Master £ 529.00 This comprehensive course delivers a broad spectrum of information on herbal medicine, aromatherapy and the use of flower essences. You will discover the history of herbal medicine, how to cultivate and use herbs for health, cooking, nutrition and beauty, and how to conduct a consultation and prepare external remedies specific to client needs.