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Course Title: Scented Plants BHT229

Scented Plants BHT229

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

A thorough approach to growing and using scented plants Learn to identify, grow (propagation and culture), and use different types of scented plants. You will find out how to harvest and dry scented plants, and through practical assignments actually make a whole range of exciting herb crafts (e.g. pot pourri, soaps, candles). Learn also how to landscape a scented garden and expand your knowledge of dozens of different scented plant species.

Course Structure for Scented Plants BHT229

  1. Introduction: Review of the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the group, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs, etc.)
  2. Culture: Planting, staking, mulching, watering, pest and disease, feeding, pruning, protection from wind, salt air, etc
  3. Propagation: Methods of propagating this group of plants; creating a scented garden; growing in pots, inside, or in the open ground
  4. Using Scented Plants: Crafts, cooking and other uses; fresh and dried herbs and scented plants
  5. The Most Commonly Grown Varieties: Roses – how they can be used; Jasmine and gardenias
  6. Other Important Scented Plants: Fragrant natives, boronias, the Lamiaceae family
  7. The Lesser Grown Varieties: Use of lesser known scented plants for craft or cooking
  8. Special Assignment: Students must complete a special assignment on one selected plant or group

Aims of  Scented Plants BHT229

  • Indicate the genus, species and variety in a selection of plant scientific names
  • Name three different scented plants which you believe have commercial potential to be farmed in your locality
  • Learn how to harvest and process a range of scented plants
  • Identify different scented plant species and cultivars
  • Compare the cultural requirements of different scented plants
  • Prepare a special assignment on a plant of the student?s choice
  • Devise a plant health and cultural management program for a scented garden
  • Explain different problems which some people have with scented plants, including sensitivities/allergies and varying perceptions of the scent
  • Explain factors which can influence the strength of scent from a plant

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

Enrol today and develop your knowledge of scented plants plus skills in growing and protected them

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