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Course Title: Natives II BHT225

Natives II BHT225

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

Develop your expertise in Australian plants! This course deals with both woody (hard wooded) and herbaceous (soft wooded), low growing Australian Native Plants, which bear showy flowers. The focus is on small shrubs and ground covers.

Course Structure for Australian Natives II BHT225

  1. Introduction – Review of the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the group, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs, etc.)
  2. Growing Conditions – Planting, staking, mulching, watering, pest & disease, feeding, pruning, propagation, protection from wind, salt air, environmental zones, etc
  3. The Heaths and similar plants – Myrtaceae family, etc. Thryptomene, Bauera, Astartea, Grevilleas, Telopea, Leptospermum, etc
  4. The Daisy Family – identification and growing needs Helichrysum, Helipterum, Celmisia, Brachyscome, Olearia, etc
  5. The Legumes – Fabaceae, Mimosaceae and Caesalpinaceae families. Kennedya, Pultenaea, Acacia, etc
  6. Other common groups – Boronia, Crowea, Clematis, Viola, etc
  7. The Monocots – grasses, native irises, Anigozanthus, Xanthorrhea, etc
  8. Commercial Applications

Aims of  Australian Natives II BHT225

  • Distinguish between different types of native wildflowers
  • Determine reliable information about the identification and culture of Australian wildflowers
  • Specify general cultural practices, including propagation, for different families of Australian native wildflowers
  • Explain the characteristics, including identification and culture, of heath like native wildflowers; with reference to both proteaceous and myrtaceous plants
  • Explain the characteristics, including their identification, culture and use, of wildflowers in the Asteraceae (ie. Daisy) family
  • Explain the characteristics, including identification, culture and use, of different legume wildflower genera
  • Explain the characteristics, including identification, culture and use, of different Australian native monocotyledons (ie. narrow-leaved plants)
  • Prepare a planting design featuring Australian wildflowers
  • Develop a cut flower production plan, for a selected Australian wildflower

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

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