Proteas 100 Hours Course
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Proteas 100 Hours Course
Proteas course online. Learn where and how to grow one of the most stunning groups of plants in the world. With the right cultural techniques (e.g. proper drainage, soil treatments, irrigation methods, feeding, pruning, weed control), you can achieve top quality, large blooms in what might otherwise be considered poor horticultural conditions.
Lesson Structure: Proteas BHT318
There are 8 lessons:
- Review of the system of plant identification
- General characteristics of the group
- Information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs, etc.)
- feeding (nutrition requirements, deficiencies etc)
- protection from wind, salt air etc.
- drainage requirements
- techniques for providing drainage, etc.
- Methods of propagating this group of plants (cuttings & seed)
- Propagation of selected varieties, etc.
- Most Commonly Grown Varieties of Proteas
- Protea cynaroides
- Protea mellifera
- Protea repens
- Pests, Diseases and Problems
- Protea botany
- Pest & diseases
- Drainage problems
- Other Proteas to Grow
- Making the Best Use of Proteas
- Harvest and post harvest
- How to use them at home
- Special Assignment
- On one selected plant or group.
Lesson Goals: Proteas BHT318
- Explain the taxonomy of Proteas and closely related genera.
- Describe the cultural requirements of Proteas and related Proteaceae plants
- Propagate Proteas.
- Compare a range of commonly grown Protea species.
- Manage problems including pests and diseases with Proteas.
- Discuss a range of different Protea species and cultivars.
- Determine and describe a range of ways to grow and use Proteas; including as a landscape plant and as a cut flower.
- Discuss a subject related to Proteas in depth.
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the Academy, marked by the Academy's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
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