Growing Camellias 100 Hours Course
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Growing Camellias 100 Hours Course
Growing Camellias course online. A comprehensive course in Camelias! Beautiful camellias require little attention, once established, and yet there is so much to know about them. This course is a wonderful way of learning about the different groups of camellias (eg. japonicas, sasanquas, reticulatas), their special characteristics, and their culture. Develops your understanding of soils, feeding, watering, pruning, planting methods, pest & disease control, propagation, & more. Improve your ability to identify different varieties (both common and uncommon), and how to use camellias to achieve desired landscape effects.
Lesson Structure: Growing Camellias VHT109
There are 8 lessons:
- Review of the system of plant identification
- General characteristics of the group
- Information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs etc)
- Pest & disease
- Protection from wind, salt air etc.
- Methods of propagating camellias
- Using Camellias
- The most Commonly Grown Varieties
- Other important Groups
- The Lesser Grown Varieties
- Special Assignment - On one selected plant or group.
This course is taught by:
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, (University of Bath); RHS General Examination; FI Hort; MIfpra.
An experienced and professional horticulturist with extensive management skills gained internationally; experienced in landscape management, staff supervision and management, written and oral communication, horticultural knowledge and application, supported by organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail.
Katie brings 20 years experience in Horticulture and is an accomplished lecturer, horticulture consultant and freelance writer. Katie is a judge for the International Awards for Liveable Communities in the Whole City Category.
Katie also worked for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in France for approx 5 years first as a Sector Manager and then as an Area Manager; management of the cemeteries, peripatetic teams of gardeners (UK & French nationality) for the constructed cemeteries and memorials and static French nationality gardeners for small town/village plots.
BSc in Applied Plant Biology (Botany) Univ. London 1983.
City and guilds: Garden Centre Management, Management and Interior Decor (1984)
Management qualifications in training with retail store. Diploma in Hort level 2 (RHS General) Distinction.
Susan Stephenson is a passionate and experienced horticulturist and garden designer. She has authored three books, lectures at 2 Further and Higher Education Colleges, teaching people of all ages and backgrounds about the wonders of plants and garden design, and tutors many students by correspondence from all over the world.
Susan studied botany at Royal Holloway College (Univ of London) and worked in the trading industry before returning to her first love plants and garden design. She is therefore, well placed to combine business knowledge with horticulture and design skills. Her experience is wide and varied and she has designed gardens for families and individuals. Susan is a mentor for garden designers who are just starting out, offering her support and advice and she also writes, delivers and assesses courses for colleges, introducing and encouraging people into horticulture and garden design.
Susan is a Professional Associate and exam moderator and holds the RHS General with Distinction. She continues to actively learn about horticulture and plants and (as her students will tell you) remains passionate and interested in design and horticulture.
She also supervised the Area Arboriculture Team and was Exhumations Officer in charge of collecting discovered remains and arranging identification (if poss) and interment of same.
Learning Goals: Growing Camellias VHT109
- Identify different camellias.
- Describe the cultural requirements common to most, if not all, camellias.
- Propagate camellias
- Determine and describe different ways of using Camellias.
- Describe the identification and culture of most commonly cultivated camellias.
- Describe the identification and culture of sasanqua and reticulata camellias.
- Discuss a range of lesser grown species and cultivars of Camellia.
- Discuss a specialist camellia related topic in depth
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|Course Start||Anytime, Anywhere|
|Course Prerequisite||No, start at anytime|
|Course Qualification (Study Option A)|
|Course Qualification (Study Option B)||Level 4 Certificate in Growing Camellias|
|Comparative Credits Information||VHT109|
|Course Duration and Deadlines||TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
|Suitability for Self Employment and Small Businesses|
|Recognition of Your Course By Employers||Finalised with an exam/test|
|Recognition of Your Course By Universities||100|
|Designing Your Own Qualification||10 Credits|
|How Can I Enrol?||3 Credit Hours|
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