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Carnivorous Plants Course Online

Why study this Carnivorous Plants course?

Interested in carnivorous plants? Want to grow your own carnivorous plants and know their uses? Then, this carnivorous plants course online will help you! Grow your own carnivorous plants. A boutique course for the horticultural specialist or serious hobbyist.

This carnivorous plants course online examines the range and cultivation of carnivorous plants providing a sound introduction to carnivorous plants and how they can be used.

Nine lessons cover a range of cultivated carnivorous plants, paying particular attention to the Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes) and Sundews (Drosera).

Course Aims:

  • Identify different carnivorous plants.
  • Describe the cultural requirements for a range of different carnivorous plants
  • Propagate a range of different carnivorous plants
  • Discuss the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of both Sundews and Pitcher plants.
  • Discuss the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of both
  • Bladderworts and at least one other genus of Carnivorous plant.
  • Describe the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of less commonly cultivated carnivorous plants.
  • Describe the identification and culture of Australian Droseras in depth.
  • Determine and describe appropriate ways of cultivating and displaying cultured carnivorous plants.
  • Describe one group of carnivorous plants in depth.

 

Lesson Structure

1. Introduction to carnivorous plants
  • Recognising differences around the world
  • Plant names
  • Monocotyledons and dicotyledons
  • Plant families
  • Classification of carnivorous plants
  • Review of plant families that carnivorous plants belong to
  • Types of trapping mechanisms
  • Resources and networking
  • Using a botanical key
  • Glossary
2. Culture
  • Introduction
  • Planting
  • Soils
  • Plant nutrition
  • Watering
  • Plant health
  • Compost making
3. Propagation and Container Growing
  • Propagating carnivorous plants
  • Collecting from the wild
  • Methods of propagation
  • Tissue culture
4. Pitchers and Sundews
  • Nepenthes
  • Drosera
8. Growing and Using Carnivorous Plants
  • in containers
  • in the ground
  • as indoor plants.

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  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

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    Why study this Carnivorous Plants course?

    Interested in carnivorous plants? Want to grow your own carnivorous plants and know their uses? Then, this carnivorous plants course online will help you! Grow your own carnivorous plants. A boutique course for the horticultural specialist or serious hobbyist.

    This carnivorous plants course online examines the range and cultivation of carnivorous plants providing a sound introduction to carnivorous plants and how they can be used.

    Nine lessons cover a range of cultivated carnivorous plants, paying particular attention to the Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes) and Sundews (Drosera).

    Course Aims:

    • Identify different carnivorous plants.
    • Describe the cultural requirements for a range of different carnivorous plants
    • Propagate a range of different carnivorous plants
    • Discuss the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of both Sundews and Pitcher plants.
    • Discuss the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of both
    • Bladderworts and at least one other genus of Carnivorous plant.
    • Describe the identifying characteristics and cultural requirements of several species of less commonly cultivated carnivorous plants.
    • Describe the identification and culture of Australian Droseras in depth.
    • Determine and describe appropriate ways of cultivating and displaying cultured carnivorous plants.
    • Describe one group of carnivorous plants in depth.

     

    Lesson Structure

    1. Introduction to carnivorous plants
    • Recognising differences around the world
    • Plant names
    • Monocotyledons and dicotyledons
    • Plant families
    • Classification of carnivorous plants
    • Review of plant families that carnivorous plants belong to
    • Types of trapping mechanisms
    • Resources and networking
    • Using a botanical key
    • Glossary
    2. Culture
    • Introduction
    • Planting
    • Soils
    • Plant nutrition
    • Watering
    • Plant health
    • Compost making
    3. Propagation and Container Growing
    • Propagating carnivorous plants
    • Collecting from the wild
    • Methods of propagation
    • Tissue culture
    4. Pitchers and Sundews
    • Nepenthes
    • Drosera
    8. Growing and Using Carnivorous Plants
    • in containers
    • in the ground
    • as indoor plants.

    Send me free info pack

      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

      Clear

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