Plant Selection And Establishment BHT107

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Become skilled at selecting and maintaining garden plantss. Develop a firm basis for the selection, establishment and maintenance of a range of commonly used garden plants. Course Structure
  1. Introduction - What to plant where, Plant selection, Plant varieties, Colourful year round foliage, Establishment (timing, soil preparation, plant size, planting technique), Maintenance programs, etc
  2. Woody plants - Selecting woody plants, trees, shrubs, deciduous/semi deciduous/evergreen; flowering shrubs, Establishing woody plants, Planting procedure, Dealing with shade, etc
  3. Windbreaks, hedges and screens - Plant selection, establishing windbreaks & screens, Trimming a hedge, etc
  4. Alpine and water pl…

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Become skilled at selecting and maintaining garden plantss. Develop a firm basis for the selection, establishment and maintenance of a range of commonly used garden plants. Course Structure
  1. Introduction - What to plant where, Plant selection, Plant varieties, Colourful year round foliage, Establishment (timing, soil preparation, plant size, planting technique), Maintenance programs, etc
  2. Woody plants - Selecting woody plants, trees, shrubs, deciduous/semi deciduous/evergreen; flowering shrubs, Establishing woody plants, Planting procedure, Dealing with shade, etc
  3. Windbreaks, hedges and screens - Plant selection, establishing windbreaks & screens, Trimming a hedge, etc
  4. Alpine and water plants - Selecting & establishing alpines, Selecting water plants, Establishment & maintenance of water plants
  5. Annual and herbaceous plants - Selecting annuals, Types of annuals (by height, flower, edge plants, dot plants, groundwork plants), types of bedding schemes, Planting seed or seedlings, Container culture, Selection & Establishment of herbaceous plants (Bulbs & Perennials), Maximizing flowering effect, etc.
  6. Turf - Varieties, Lawn mixes, What to grow where, Wildflower Meadows, Turf establishment, Soil Preparation, Seeding, Sodding, Stolonizing, Sprigging, Plugging, Mowing, Fertilising, etc
  7. Maintenance - Fertilizing, Managing pH, Replacing plants, Pruning, Irrigation, Humidity, Mulch, Developing a maintenance Program,
  8. Pest and disease control - Problem prevention, Non chemical control, Chemical control
  9. Weed control - Non chemical control, Chemical control, Safety, Alternative strategies.
  10. Risk assessment - Identifying risk, Duty of care, Workplace safety, Protective clothing, Safety with tools, Significance of illness, etc
Aims
  • Develop knowledge of the range of applications for and selection and establishment of horticultural plants.
  • Develop knowledge in the establishment and maintenance of a range of woody plants, with different modes of growth, for different situations.
  • Develop knowledge in selection, establishment, and maintenance of species suitable for hedges windbreaks and screens.
  • Describe the cultivation of alpine and water plants.
  • Describe the selection, cultivation, and maintenance of herbaceous plants.
  • Develop knowledge in the selection, establishment and maintenance of turf and lawns.
  • Develop knowledge in the maintenance and cultural requirements of herbaceous, woody, and other plants.
  • Develop knowledge in the control of pests and diseases in horticultural situations.
  • Develop knowledge in the management of weeds in horticultural situations.
  • Develop skills in risk assessment.

Develop a firm basis for the selection, establishment and maintenance of a wide range of commonly used garden plants; woody trees and shrubs, hedges and screening plants, alpines, water plants, turf varieties, herbaceous plants etc).

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