Planting and Staking

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About the Course

A recently-planted tree may require additional support until its roots develop and are able to support the weight of the tree. This microlearning course (MLC) will equip you with the knowledge and skills to implement planting and staking works correctly and safely.

Why is this course for you?

This MLC covers the fundamentals of planting and staking, which are important in landscaping and horticulture management and maintenance. In this course, you will learn:

  • The link between planting and staking
  • The methods of planting and staking trees
  • The factors to consider during method selection
  • The tools used for planting and staking
  • The safety practices and precautions to take when doing staking works



Course Curator

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established in 1989, the School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology (LSCT)’s mission is give students the best R&D education and training through intensive lab- and field-based training, as well as project and workplace learning. Our courses are regularly endorsed by industry experts, renowned research institutes and top universities locally and abroad. LSCT seeks to ignite students’ natural curiosity about the world, fuel their passion for discovery, and prepare them for exciting careers in science.