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Course Title: Geraniums & Pelargoniums VHT113

Geraniums & Pelargoniums VHT113

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

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 a firm grasp on the subtle differences between the different cultivars in this group of plants.

Course Structure for Geraniums & Pelargoniums VHT113

  1. Introduction
    • Review of the system of plant identification
    • Physiology
    • Information sources
  2. Culture
    • Planting
    • Staking
    • Mulching
    • Watering
    • Feeding
    • Soils
    • Pruning, etc
  3. Propagation
    • Methods of propagating this group of plants
    • Propagation of selected varieties
  4. Using Geraniums & Pelargoniums
    • Landscaping With Geraniums
    • Growing in baskets
    • Hydroponics
    • Rock gardens
    • Tubs
    • Planting design
  5. Pest & Disease
    • Diagnosing problems
    • Hygiene
    • Chemical & non chemical control
  6. Irrigation
    • Manual & automatic
    • Capillary
    • Disease implications etc
  7. Greenhouse Management
    • Types of Greenhouses & Other Growing Structures
    • Plant Needs
    • Temperature Control
  8. Special Project
  9. A research project into one major group such as species geraniums or pelargoniums, Regals, Zonals, Ivy Leaf, etc

Aims for Geraniums & Pelargoniums VHT113

  • Select and cultivate appropriate varieties of geraniums and pelargoniums in different situations
  • Describe the cultural requirements of various Geranium and Pelargoniums
  • Propagate Geraniums and Pelargoniums, using different techniques
  • Explain a variety of ways Geranium and Pelargoniums may be used both in landscape and other situations
  • Manage various pest and disease problems that affect Pelargonium and Geraniums
  • Manage the environmental conditions to optimise plant health
  • Understand and manage water requirements of geraniums and pelargoniums, in a way to optimize the plant’s performance
  • Manage the growing of Pelargoniums and Geraniums in a greenhouse
  • Learn how to plan the establishment of a collection of different cultivars of a group of geraniums or pelargoniums

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

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