Roses 100 Hours Course
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Roses 100 Hours Course
Roses course online. If your passionate about growing Roses successfully and want to know more about the varieties and styles available in today's market, then this online distance learning course is the right choice. There are so many varieties to choose from; all having different, styles, colours and growth habits. The first step is to be begin by considering the style of rose that would best suit your situation. Styles of roses include bush roses, climbers, ramblers, miniatures, standards and weeping roses.
Roses come in a number of colours, including many scented varieties and are one of the most popular of all the garden flowers. They are easy to grow, have a good shelf life when well cared for and are designed and grown in borders, containers, over arches, pergolas and as ground plants. It is best to plant roses in the late Autumn and early Spring, because they are normally very hardy and many are resistant to the effects of frost. They can be grown in most soil types and once they are well bedded in can survive on existing moisture in the soil, although better blooms will depend on appropriate feeding.
In this Rose Growing course you'll learn to do all of the above and to:
- grow roses, as cut flowers, garden plants, landscape features
- identify different rose species and varieties
- understand about rose propagation, pruning, pest control, soil management and more
- discover opportunities to work with roses -as a hobbyist, tradesman, professional horticulturist or small business operator
The value of their blooms however extends beyond the ornamental garden. Roses are grown for many reasons including: the cut flower trade, for perfume extraction, to harvest the hips and for rose oil. This course covers all these aspects and much more.
Learn the history of the rose, the confusing rose classification system, how to identify the different species, their general cultural needs (soils, pests and disease management and pruning), how to use roses in garden design and how to produce a commercial rose crop.
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Lesson Structure: Roses BHT231
There are 8 lessons:
- Naming Plants
- Genus Rosa
- Pronunciation of Plant Names
- Choosing the Right Rose
- Plant Review Worksheets
- Understanding Soils
- Improving Soils
- Plant Nutrition
- Deficiences and Toxicities
- Preventing Rose Health Problems
- Planting - Basic Procedures
- Rose Pruning
- Selecting Your Secateurs
- Watering Roses
- Growing Roses from Seed
- Hybrizing Roses
- Propagating Roses from Cuttings
- Rockwool Propagation
- Budding and Grafting Roses
- Propagating Aids
- Simple Structures for Propagating Plants
4 Hybrid Teas and Floribundas
- Roses by Colour
- Set Reading
5 Old world, species and lesser known varieties
- Old Roses
- Set Reading
6 Climbers, Miniatures, Standards and Weepers
- Pruning Ramblers, Climbers and Weepers
- Set Reading
7 Making the Best Use of these Plants
- Designing Rose Gardens
- Producing Drawings to Scale
- Principles and Elements of Landscaping Design
- Using Roses
- Rose Crafts and Reciples
8 Growing A Commercial Rose Crop
- Greenhouse Roses
- Hydroponic Rose Culture
- Plant Containers
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Roses BHT231
- Distinguish between characteristic plant features in order to identify different types of roses.
- Determine cultural practices for growing roses in different situations.
- Perform all operations associated with pruning roses.
- Distinguish between the culture of different types of roses, including hybrid teas, floribundas and species rose groups.
- Plan the establishment of a rose garden.
- Plan the production of a commercial rose crop.
- Distinguish between the morphology of different groups of roses.
- Compile a resource collection of thirty contacts to assist with identification of roses.
- Prepare a collection of 32 photographs or illustrations of rose varieties.
- Determine how to grow roses in your locality, detailing:
- soil preparation
- watering in
- Describe how to propagate roses, using various techniques including:
- Identify the pests and diseases afflicting rose plants.
- Differentiate between the culture and use in the garden of different types of roses, including:
- bush roses
- Differentiate between the culture of roses in a greenhouse, and in the open ground.
- Distinguish between the pruning of climbing, ramblers, bush, miniature and standard roses,
- Compare the culture and application of Hybrid Teas, Floribundas and Polyanthas in a garden or nursery visited by you.
- Determine appropriate rose varieties to be included in a proposed rose garden, in accordance with given specifications.
- Prepare a plan for a rose garden including:
- Scale drawings
- Plant lists
- A materials list
- Cost estimates.
- Develop criteria for selecting rose varieties to grow as a commercial crop, for a specified purpose.
- Evaluate rose flowers offered for sale.
- Determine factors which are critical to the production of various rose products, such as:
- Cut flower roses
- Rose hip syrup
- Rose oil
- Dried rose petals
- Nursery stock roses.
The quality of this course is second to none, from the in-depth learning you will get to the expert individual mentoring you will receive throughout your studies. The mentors for this course are:
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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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