Lawn Care - For the Professional - Writtle University College

Lawn Care - For the Professional

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About the Course

Garden care and grass cutting services are a growing industry and this course will explain what is required to look after a lawn throughout the year

Whether you are a Landscaper or Gardener looking to expand your knowledge or a Lawn Care Technician wishing to improve your skills, our course will start you off on the right foot.

Topics covered will include:

  • Introduction to Lawn Grasses
  • Basic Soil Science
  • Fertilisers
  • Pesticides
  • Organic Options for Lawn Care
  • Legislation
  • Weed Identification - Classroom/Field
  • Pests & Diseases - Identification
  • Other Lawn Problems
  • Lawn Care Treatment Programmes
  • Aeration
  • Scarification
  • Turf Dressing
  • Seeding
  • Mowing - Mower selection and frequency


Entry Requirements

Participants are required to wear work clothes suitable for the weather including sturdy footwear, preferably with steel toe caps.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:10

Course Dates

  • Monday 23 October 2017 - Tuesday 24 October 2017 (9:00am to 4:00pm)
    £345.00 per person


For group bookings please contact Emma Fredericks 01245 421782

Cost

345

Duration

Two Days

Contact

Emma Fredericks 01245 421782

Email

shortcourses@writtle.ac.uk

Our opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5pm
  • Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

We are here to help

If you have any questions before booking please contact us.