Tropical Plants Online Course
From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks
100 hrs (12 months)
Yes unlimited by email
About this Course
- Learn where and how to grow tropical plants
- Create a Tropical Garden or Grow them as Indoor plants
- Propagate, Breed, Collect Tropicals -indulge a passion or start a indoor plant business
Study many of the significant tropical plants including: Heliconias, Alpinia, Hedychium, Zingiber, Musa, Costus, Cordylines, palms and cycads, climbers, shrubs, trees, orchids, ferns, Aroids and Bromeliads, herbs, vegetables and fruit bearing plants, etc.
This course provides a valuable instruction for both growing plants in warm places or in protected places such as greenhouses and inside homes or offices.
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- Explain the nature and scope of tropical plants
- Discuss cultural characteristics that are often peculiar to tropical plants
- Describe the taxonomy and culture of a range of soft wooded tropical plants including annuals, perennials and bulbs.
- Describe the taxonomy and culture of Heliconias and Gingers..
- Describe the taxonomy and culture of Palms and Palm like tropicals.
- Describe the taxonomy and culture of climber, tree and shrub tropical plants.
- Describe the taxonomy and culture of Orchids, Ferns and Bromeliads.
- Describe the taxonomy and culture of Herbs, Vegetables and Fruits in tropical conditions.
Your TutorBarbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
Barbara brings to Careerline a wide range of horticultural experience and knowledge Barbara has a keen interest in herbalism, edible wild plants and has lead into studies of many plant based complementary medicinal systems, qualification as a Bach Flower remedy practitioner and studying Ethnobotany. Barbara has practiced and studied horticulture as well as combining it with her love of travel in many countries including the UK, US and Australia and has also studied Permaculture and runs her own horticulture business. Within the past two years she have also worked for Groundwork SW with 18-24 year old unemployed people, this work and the mentoring scheme has allowed me to teach informally. It has been a delight to nurture the interests of keen learners in horticulture and garden design.