Wholesale Nursery Management, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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Wholesale Nursery Management

4 days
395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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Managing a production nursery involves more than just propagating and potting up plants. Join the Wholesale Nursery Management course from Warnborough College to learn more about it. 


Even the small nursery must be able to not only producer plants, but do it at a pre determined cost, then sustain those plants before and during marketing.. The nursery industry currently has a real need for people with skills and knowledge in managing production plant nurseries! This Wholesale Nursery Management course from Warnborough College provides a solid grounding for developing those skills.

Course Aims

  • Explain the significance of property, marketing and contracts to site selection.
  • Estimate the cost of producing different plant varieties as specified marketable products.
  • Develop a nutritional program for plants in a wholesale nursery.
  • Explain the implementation of integrated pest management in a specified nursery situation.
  • Explain different chemical methods of controlling plant appearance.

Programme Structure

The duration of this online course is 100 hours. This consists of 8 in-depth lessons:

  • Nursery Site Organisation: Buying an established nursery or establishing a new site, site planning, estimating space requirements.
  • Management: Government and commercial nurseries, partnerships, companies, sole proprietorships, developing a management structure, labour relations and seasonal staff, work programs and production timing.
  • Nutrition and Pest Management: Field crops, container plants, principles of fertiliser use and plant nutrition.
  • Growing Media: Soils and soil-free mixes, rockwool, sterilisation, techniques.
  • Irrigation: Methods and equipment, estimation of water requirements and use of liquid fertilisers through irrigation.
  • Modifying Plant Growth: Modification techniques, flower forcing and quality control.
  • Marketing Strategies 
  • Selection of Nursery Crops 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be studying from home and have access to support from our qualified tutors. Practical exercises and research tasks will be set at the end of each lesson – including an assignment. You will submit this assignment to your course tutor, who will mark your work and give you constructive feedback and suggestions.

Tuition Fee

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    395 GBP/full
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    395 GBP/full
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