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Course Title: & Rhododendrons VHT106

& Rhododendrons VHT106

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

Make the most of your azaleas and rhododendrons! Considered by many to be the very best plants a garden can offer, azaleas and rhododendrons are some of the most popular plants grown anywhere. The course shows how to grow them to perfection, and builds your knowledge of varieties available, to give you a long lasting display of colour in the garden. Soils, weed control, feeding, pest and disease control, watering, landscape design and lots more are included over eight lessons

Course Structure for Azaleas & Rhododendrons VHT106

  1. Introduction. Review of the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the group, information contacts (i.e.: 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. Propagation of selected varieties
  4. The most Commonly Grown Varieties
  5. Other important groups
  6. Lesser Grown Varieties
  7. Making the best use of these plants. In containers, in the ground, as indoor plants, growing and showing, growing for profit
  8. Special Assignment. On one selected plant or group

Aims of  Azaleas & Rhododendrons VHT106

  • Discuss how Rhododendrons and Azaleas are classified
  • Describe the general cultural requirements that are common to all Rhododendron species
  • Select appropriate materials for propagation
  • Propagate Azaleas and Rhododendrons
  • Describe species of azalea are most commonly grown
  • Describe a range of common varieties of Rhododendrons
  • Conduct valid research into lesser known varieties of Rhododendron and Azalea
  • Determine various uses and applications of rhododendrons in the home garden
  • Demonstrate the knowledge acquired for a specific group or individual plant in the Rhododendron group of plants

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 skills in successfully growing Azaleas & Rhododendrons  

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