Course Description

Course Description
Garden Design – Planning and preparing outdoor spaces with Multiply is a great way to learn the core skills of gardening and design whilst using every day numeracy skills. Delivered by our subject specialist Emma, you will gain hands on experience over 6 weeks on how to approach and enhance a garden space.

You will develop a mix of skills including how to survey a site, creating a concept plan, costing materials, and identifying the right plant for the right place. The course will also help to build your confidence in using basic maths and applying it to garden design. There will also be opportunities to work in the beautiful Eastgate gardens and surrounding outdoor spaces as part of the course.
Prosp Description
Key garden design principles
How to complete a site survey
Creating garden plans to scale
The right plant for the right place
Using geometry to create beautiful designs
Hands on experience in Eastgate gardens
Introduction to using excel in garden design
Identifying hardscape materials
Learn how to illustrate designs using perspective drawing.
Observe appropriate health and safety requirements as set out in the MAE ground rules/learners’ contract.
2. Be able to use/practice basic techniques of concept planning, designing, and working with spaces.
4. Develop research skills by looking at costing for gardens.
5. Incorporate relevant mathematical skills as part the course through measuring, scaling, use of geometry and how to illustrate designs.
6. Build their confidence in planning and designing their own personal projects as well as taking part in group discussions.

Prosp Learn
All tools, equipment and materials are provided Prosp Anything Else
No Prosp Additional Costs
Medway Adult Education works with many partners locally such as UCA and the University of Kent; information about their courses can be found in our studios, café and on Moodle.

Medway has an exciting and wide-range of events, exhibitions and activities to inspire and help you make further progress - please see the community noticeboards in the Rochester centre and again on Moodle.
Your tutor will be able to talk through with you individual progression options.
Prosp After
In order to get the most out of your course you will need to attend as many sessions as possible. We recommend at least 90%. If you do have a holiday booked during term time, please let the tutor know in advance so that we can help you catch up on missed sessions and ensure that you still achieve the course outcomes. If you are unavoidably ill or unable to attend, please contact 01634 338400 so that we can let your tutor know, and so they can send you any work you may have missed Prosp Attendance
By participating in the class, you accept that you understand that gardening and garden design has potentially hazardous tools and equipment and that such activity carries the risk of injury. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your motor skills and physical ability.
It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from Medway Adult Education, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate level of task for your skills and abilities.
You understand that this is an art, design and occasionally outdoor practical activity and you will need to be suitably dressed.
Prosp Health
2.00 hrs per session
6 session(s)