Monday May 21 , 2018

Blue Daisy Blog

Blue Daisy blog written by Nicki Jackson & Jules Clark - for news, views, garden design, gardening and plant observations and thoughts.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in HTA

Water Conservation course prototype... first module passed!

Posted by on in News & Views

watersprinklerI took part in the Certificate in Water Conservation prototype e-learning course last night on behalf of the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA). The first module open and available to take part in was 'Planning the Site'. After completing the course we had to give feedback so they can fix any glitches and make improvements before they role it out to other Horticulturists.

It looked at elements that can have a bearing on the site for example, average rainfall for the area and how to conserve that or manage excess. It was a great memory jog and I learnt a few things too which I will certainly use in the planning stage of garden designs going forward.

I'm happy to say I passed the first module and I'm hoping that we'll have the opportunity to take the other three in the near future.

Tagged in: HTA water conservation
Hits: 2835 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

Glasshouse Urban Heat Island Effect drought CorTen John Massey Cosmos astrosanguineus roof garden blue HNC Malvern Hills NSALG Joseph Banks gardening on tv Geranium herbaceous borders birch Horticulturalist Perennial Acuba hydroponic garden design trends acer pollinators cyclamen eco-friendly Futurescape twitter Joe Swift scented shrubs rainwater harvesting James Wong elm RHS Chelsea winter garden show gardens pollinating insects BBC Coastal plants garden design contemporary stonemarket spring garden roof gardens June garden Stone Lane Gardens wild flowers hard landscaping summer garden basil gravel recycled materials Cloches Bamboo December garden January garden colour in your garden spring bulbs snow Hidcote rock gardens Wisley deer CorTen steel Malvern Spring Show Toby Buckland garden room lawn care Buxus kitchen garden front garden Trees bulb display traditional style grow your own Garden Planning house plants wildlife Winter shrubs Daffodils ash Achillea Shrubs unity July garden kerb-side appeal Taxus Berginia Phyllostachys nigra watering Ilex Moss Bank Park Wildflowers Capability Brown October garden heatwave February garden plants Horticultural planning your garden RHS Malvern watering can productive garden November garden hosepipe structure green spaces March garden repetition Matt James build Laurel February April garden pests Blue Daisy terracota Berberis form garden Monty Don garden design tip Sophie Raworth bulbs Kelmarsh Hall legacy gift Crocus water conservation Euphorbia courtyard poppies composting bees Events & Shows RHS Hampton Court Joanna Lumley Birmingham Library Chelsea Flower Show Floating Paradise Gardens of London Cut flowers Tom Hart-Dyke Fleece RHS Tatton Park Gardeners World Ashwood Nurseries Nicki Jackson HTA sound in the garden Levens Hall May garden September garden Herb garden National Trust Briza maxima doddington hall Herb Narcissus Horticulture Snowdrops water feature Mrs Loudon grey water Jekka McVicar Kew Gardens sunflowers water Stoneleigh Charlie Dimmock August garden rosemary timber ha ha Selfridges Roof Garden pond saving water Hosta Urban Heat Island surfaces garden focal points herbs Cambridge botanical garden Highgrove Chris Beardshaw edible garden show Alys Fowler reclaimed materials RHS career in horticulture National Gardening Week movement in the garden New York Highline Seed sowing plant pots cottage garden Carol Klein patio garden advice at home sweat peas Lawrence Johnston alpines ornamental grasses water butt winner paving cottage gardens rococo topiary Prince Harry women and work award Kensington Roof Garden Echinacea Greenhouse Alan Titchmarsh Absorb pollution Lantra Great British Garden Revival Spring shrubs Chelsea Physic Garden autumn garden GYO Rachel de Thame vertical garden sorbus London Decking

Welcome to Blue Daisy Blog



Our Promise

promiseWe work hard to keep our customers happy.  We work to a voluntary customer charter.

Peace of Mind

simplybusinessWe take our responsibilities seriously so we're insured through Simply Business.

Click on the logo for our Garden Design insurance details. For Gardening details see our gardening services page.

Proud Members Of...

landscapejuicen... The Landscape Juice Network where we interact with other professional gardeners, designers and landscapers.