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Course Title: Home Propagation AHT106

Home Propagation AHT106

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

Achieve expert plant propogation at home! This subject aims to develop a basic understanding of the principles of plant propagation, an overview of propagation techniques and equipment and a general knowledge of the methods of propagation of the more commonly cultivated plants.

Course Structure for Home Propagation AHT106

  1. Methods of Propagation
  2. Propagating Structures and Techniques
  3. Propagating Materials
  4. Seed Propagation
  5. Propagating by Cuttings
  6. Miscellaneous Propagating Techniques
  7. Budding and Grafting
  8. Propagation of Specific Plants
  9. Nursery Management
  10. Layout and Organisation of a Propagating Area

Aims of  Home Propagation AHT106

  • Obtain leaflets or catalogues plus prices for a range of plant containers
  • Obtain samples of at least 6 different potting soil components and make up a mix which could be used for general potting of outdoor shrubs and trees into 6 inch pots
  • Collect samples of at least six types of plant labels
  • Collect at least three different types of seed to plant and germinate
  • Obtain catalogues or price lists from at least six companies or organisations which supply seed
  • Put in cuttings of at least three different types of plants
  • Use diagrams to explain how you would grow four different cuttings
  • Contact a bulb or herb farm to research the type of propagation program they have
  • Carry out aerial layering
  • Practice budding and grafting
  • Prepare a work schedule for a propagation set up
  • Design the layout for a new nursery or propagation area which would be ideal for your purposes

Price: £340Qualification: 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

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