Horticulture ll

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Extend your horticultural knowledge! Learn to identify, care and use of plants in a systematic way. Plant knowledge learnt here is in high demand in the horticulture industry. It is something prized by employers, but all too often minimized in modern courses due to financial constraints.
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Management
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Horticulture
Design
Industry
IT Management
Skills and Training
Garden Design

Programma

Lesson Structure: Horticulture II BHT102

There are 10 lessons:

The Groups of Plants: setting a framework for the whole subject.
To identify plants from a wide range of taxonomic and cultural groups, using a range of different techniques.
Use of Plants: plant selection, soils.
Australian Native Plants
To determine techniques for the growing of native shrubs and trees, including the selection, culture and use of different species.
Exotic Ornamental Plants
To determine techniques for the growing of exotic ornamental shrubs and trees, including the selection, culture and use of different species.
Indoor & Tropical Plants
To determine techniques for the growing of indoor plants, including selection, culture and use of different varieties
Bedding Plants
To determine techniques for the growing of bedding plants, including selection, culture and use of different varieties.
Vegetables
To develop techniques for the growing of edible crop plants, including selection, culture and use of vegetables, fruit, berries and nuts (Part A).
Fruits, Nuts & Berries
Herbs
Alternative Growing Techniques : hydroponics, container growing, terrariums.
To determine appropriate applications for a range of alternative growing methods

This course is taught by:

Katie Freeth
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.

Susan Stephenson
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: Horticulture II BHT102

Identify plants from a wide range of taxonomic and cultural groups, using a range of different techniques.
Determine techniques for the growing of native shrubs and trees, including the selection, culture and use of different species.
Determine techniques for the growing of exotic ornamental shrubs and trees, including the selection, culture and use of different species.
Determine techniques for the growing of indoor plants, including selection, culture and use of different varieties.
Determine techniques for the growing of bedding plants, including selection, culture and use of different varieties.
Develop techniques for the growing of edible crop plants, including selection, culture and use of vegetables, fruit, berries and nuts.
Determine appropriate applications for a range of alternative growing methods.

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Horticulture, Mass Flower Production, Gardening
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