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Plant Varieties Courses

Courses in Plant Varieties: Plants come in numerous forms and varieties. Tall Eucalyptus trees, fragrant Geraniums, and cool Ferns. The courses we have to offer cover how to grow and nurture and care for these plants. How to achieve the best results by successfully dealing with pest and disease control. Whether you are an enthusiastic home gardener or a commercial cut flower grower. Courses include: Growing Carnations, Deciduous trees and Azaleas and Rhododendron.s
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Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Conifers BHT230

Develop a detailed understanding of conifers.! Eight lessons provide you with a systematic understanding of the way conifers are classified, show you how to identify the differences between types and develop your understanding of cultural requirements common to the whole group and differences in cultural techniques needed for specific types of conifers. Sections of this […]

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Deciduous Trees BHT244

Learn to classify, identify and culture deciduous trees. To develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varietes of Australian Native Trees in different situations.Deciduous plants shed their leaves in autumn or early winter, and are fully or partially devoid of foliage over the colder months of the year. This is an adaptation that allows […]

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Eucalypts VHT117

Become an expert in Eucalyptus! Learn about Eucalyptus: their identification, culture (propagation, soils, landscape uses, feeding), and uses. Throughout the course you build both a knowledge of the group as a whole, and of the range of species you can identify. Eucalypts are today widely grown throughout the world, despite the fact that they are […]

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Ferns BHT314

Learn to identify, culture and care for ferns. A detailed look at the identification and culture of ferns. You learn to propagate (spores, division, tissue culture), different groupings (e.g. epiphytes, ground ferns, tree ferns) and both common & uncommon species. Growing techniques (baskets, indoor/outdoor containers, terrariums) and cultural methods (soils, watering, pest & disease control) […]

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Fuchsias VHT112

Grow exceptional fuschias! Learn everything you ever wanted to know about fuchsias, from soil management & feeding to pruning and propagation. Learn how fuchsias are classified into several major groups, the characteristics of those groups & how/where to grow different types to achieve the best results. Course Content for Fuchsias VHT112 Aims of  Fuchsias VHT112 […]

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Geraniums & Pelargoniums VHT113

Love Geraniums and Pelargoniums? Discover more! A wonderful course for enthusiasts developed by John Mason, co author of Growing Geraniums & Pelargoniums. After learning how to deal with classification, physiology and information resources, you will develop an understanding of how to grow geraniums & pelargoniums. An in-depth study of almost 50 different varieties gives you […]

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Growing Camellias VHT109

A comprehensive course in Camelias! Beautiful camellias require little attention, once established, and yet there is so much to know about them. This course is a wonderful way of learning about the different groups of camellias (eg. japonicas, sasanquas, reticulatas), their special characteristics, and their culture. Develops your understanding of soils, feeding, watering, pruning, planting […]

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Growing Carnations VHT110

Achieve perfect carnations! A serious course equally valuable to the home enthusiast or the commercial cut flower grower. You learn about growing quality carnations (planting, watering, pest & disease control, fertilizing), different ways of growing them (e.g. as row crops in soil, in hydroponics, in a greenhouse); and harvesting, post-harvest treatments, and quality control. Course […]

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Growing Grevilleas VHT118

Learn to grow great Grevilleas! Become an expert on Grevilleas. This course provides a thorough grounding in identifying, growing and using grevilleas. Course Structure for Growing Grevilleas VHT118 Aims for Growing Grevilleas VHT118 Identify a range of different Grevilleas Explain the culture of different types of Grevilleas Propagate different Grevilleas Discuss different uses for Grevilleas […]

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Growing Iris VHT111

Become an expert on Irises! This course is valuable for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector. Gain an in-depth appreciation of the iris, how to grow them to achieve optimum results and the identification of different varieties of irises. Significant sections are included on […]

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