Azaleas & Rhododendrons 100 Hour Certificate Course
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Azaleas & Rhododendrons 100 Hour Certificate Course
Azaleas & Rhodendrons course online. 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.
Lesson Structure: Azaleas & Rhododendrons VHT106
There are 8 lessons:
- Review of the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the group, information contacts (i.e.: nurseries, seed, clubs etc.)
- Planting, staking, mulching, watering, pest and disease, feeding, pruning, protection from wind, salt, air etc.
- Methods of propagating this group of plants. Propagation of selected varieties.
- The most Commonly Grown Varieties.
- Other important groups.
- Lesser Grown Varieties.
- Making the best use of these plants: In containers, in the ground, as indoor plants, growing and showing, growing for profit.
- Special Assignment
- A study of one selected plant or group.
Learning Goals: 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.
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|Interest and Hobby Course Details - Option 2||Your fee includes your learning materials, plus mentor support when you need it. Completion of further research (set tasks) is optional, but advisable to cement your learning. There are no written assignments to submit and no certificate is issued. You can change to option 1 at any time by paying the £100 difference.|
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|Course Duration and Deadlines||Course hours given are a guide only. You will be encouraged to work at your own pace to learn as much as you can, with no assignment deadlines or end date by which you must complete your course by. You are in control!|
|Study Support||Personal tutor/mentor support from industry relevant professionals throughout your whole course. Mentors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through the Moodle online classroom. They provide assistance with your course material, plus discuss, explain and give advice when needed. They will also mark and grade your assignments, plus provide constructive and helpful feedback vital to your success.|
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