Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - Gardener Badge


Must Know:

1) The names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) How to trench, dig, or double-dig, and should be able to give a practical demonstration of all three.

3) Should understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil when applied separately.

4) Should be able to grow successfully six different kinds of vegetables.

5) Should understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain six different methods.

6) Should understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1924 POR - Gardener


Must Know:

1) The names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) How to trench, dig, or double-dig, and should be able to give a practical demonstration of all three.

3) Should understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil when applied separately.

4) Should be able to grow successfully six different kinds of vegetables.

5) Should understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain six different methods.

6) Should understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1930 POR - Gardener


Must Know:

1) The names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) How to trench, dig, or double-dig, and should be able to give a practical demonstration of all three.

3) Should understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil when applied separately.

4) Must have had sole charge of a garden, or part of a garden, containing at least six kinds of vegetables, six varieties of flowers and two kinds of fruit for six months, and prove to the examiner that she has kept  it in good order.

5) Should understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain six different methods.

6) Should understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1931 POR - Gardener


Must Know:

1) The names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) How to trench, dig, or double-dig, and should be able to give a practical demonstration of all three.

3) Should understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil when applied separately.

4) Must have had sole charge of a garden, or part of a garden, containing at least six kinds of vegetables, six varieties of flowers and two kinds of fruit for six months, and prove to the examiner that she has kept  it in good order.

5) Should understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain six different methods.

6) Should understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1932 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) Know how to trench, dig, or double-dig, and should be able to give a practical demonstration of all three.

3) Understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil when applied separately.

4) Have had sole charge of a garden, or part of a garden, containing at least six kinds of vegetables, six varieties of flowers and two kinds of fruit for six months, and prove to the examiner that she has kept  it in good order.

5) Understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain six different methods.

6) Understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1935 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) Know how to trench, dig, or double-dig, and should be able to give a practical demonstration of all three.

3) Understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil when applied separately.

4) Have had sole charge of a garden, or part of a garden, containing at least six kinds of vegetables, six varieties of flowers and two kinds of fruit for six months, and prove to the examiner that she has kept  it in good order.

5) Understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain six different methods.

6) Understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1938 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) Be able to trench and dig.

3) Understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil, when applied separately.

4) Have had sole charge of a garden, or part of a garden, containing at least six kinds of vegetables, six varieties of flowers and two kinds of fruit for six months, and prove to the examiner that she has kept  it in good order.

5) Understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain three different methods.

6) Understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to explain how to prune different kinds of fruit trees and roses.

1939 POR - Horticulturalist Badge


1) Know the names of the principal tools necessary for the cultivation of a garden.

2) Trench and dig.

3) Understand what is meant by manuring land, and be able to tell how farmyard manure, lime and soot act on the soil, when applied separately.

4) Have had sole charge of a garden, or part of a garden, containing at least six kinds of vegetables, six varieties of flowers and two kinds of fruit for six months, and prove to the examiner that she has kept it in good order.

5) Understand what is meant by propagation, and name and explain three different methods.

6) Understand the meaning and need of pruning, and be able to show how to prune fruit trees and roses.

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