Home Propagation 100 Hours Course
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Home Propagation 100 Hours Course
Achieve expert plant propagation at home! This subject aims to develop a basic understanding of the principles of plant propagation,
Home Propagation course online. techniques and equipment and a general knowledge of the methods of propagation of the more commonly cultivated plants.
Lesson Structure: Home Propagation AHT106
There are 10 lessons:
- Methods of Propagation
- Propagating Structures and Techniques
- Propagating Materials
- Seed Propagation
- Propagating by Cuttings
- Miscellaneous Propagating Techniques
- Budding and Grafting
- Propagation of Specific Plants
- Nursery Management
- Layout and Organisation of a Propagating Area
Learning Goals: Home Propagation AHT106
- Obtain leaflets or catalogues plus prices for a range of plant containers.
- Obtain samples of at least 6 different potting soil components and make up a mix which could be used for general potting of outdoor shrubs and trees into 6 inch pots.
- Collect samples of at least six types of plant labels.
- Collect at least three different types of seed to plant and germinate.
- Obtain catalogues or price lists from at least six companies or organisations which supply seed.
- Put in cuttings of at least three different types of plants.
- Use diagrams to explain how you would grow four different cuttings.
- Contact a bulb or herb farm to research the type of propagation program they have.
- Carry out aerial layering.
- Practice budding and grafting.
- Prepare a work schedule for a propagation set up.
- Design the layout for a new nursery or propagation area which would be ideal for your purposes.
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