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




Two Days


Michelle Williams 01245 424287

Customer Feedback

"An excellent course with an excellent instructor".

Mark from West Byfleet

"The course was so enjoyable and useful"

Martin from Newbury


Our opening hours

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

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If you have any questions before booking please contact us.