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Growing Grevilleas Course Online

Why Study this Growing Grevilleas Course?

Are you interested in growing grevilleas? Do you want to know the appropriate variety of grevilleas to plant? Then this course is what you’re searching for! This online growing grevilleas course will provide you all the fundamentals you need to grow different varieties of grevilleas, such as the environment they need, the proper way propagation, how to make the best use of grevilleas, and more.

 

 

Home Study Grevllea Growing Course

Develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of Grevilleas in different situations.

Grevilleas are a wide group of plants, all but seven species coming from Australia. They are widespread across Australia, occurring in both cool temperate, and hot tropical climates.

There are around 250 species. About half of these are native to the south west corner of Australia.

Known commonly as ?Spider Flowers?; the Grevillea flower is more like a brush than a traditional flower. It has obscure petals, but is none the less very colourful. Flower colour varies greatly; and most hold their flowers for a long period.

Grevilleas include both small to very large plants (from prostrate ground covers, through small and med

 

Course Outline

There are 8 Lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction.
    • Scope and Nature of the Grevillea genus
    • Review of the system of plant identification
    • Botanical Terminology used to describe Grevilleas
    • Flower Structure
    • Plant Name Pronunciation
    • Characteristics of the Proteaceae family
    • Characteristics of the Grevillea genus
    • Different ways of classifying Grevilleas into groups: by flower type (eg. toothbrush); McGilveray’s system dividing into 11 groups
    • Resources, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs etc.)
  2. Culture
    • Environment, Nutrition, Soil Requirements
    • Planting, staking, mulching
    • Water management
    • Pest and disease found on Grevilleas
    • Feeding, pruning, protection from wind, salt air, etc.
  3. Propagation
    • Methods of propagating Grevilleas
    • Cutting Propagation
    • Methods to Improve Cutting Success
    • Seed Propagation of Grevilleas
    • Transplanting
    • Hardening off and Growing on Young Plants
    • Grafting Grevilleas
    • Tissue Culture and Aerial Layering
  4. The Most Commonly Grown Varieties.
    • Clearview Hybrids
    • Grevillea banksii and banksii hybrids
    • Grevillea alpina
    • G. rosmarinifolia
    • G. dimorpha
    • G. lavandulaceae
  5. Other Important Groups.
    • G. alpina cultivars and hybrids
    • G. rosmarinifolia cultivars
    • G. Poorinda hybrids
  6. Other Grevillea Varieties.
    • Ground Cover Grevilleas
    • Trees
    • Review of many other species
  7. Making The Best Use of Grevilleas
    • Cut Flowers
    • Bird Attracting
    • Scented Grevilleas
    • Container Growing Grevilleas
    • Potting and Types of containers
    • Growing Grevilleas in Baskets
    • Rock Gardens
    • Designing a Garden with Grevilleas; design principles, garden styles, drawing a plan
  8. Special Assignment: On one selected plant or group.
    • Problem Based Learning Project
    • Plan the establishment of a collection of different cultivars of Grevilleas suited to growing in a specified locality.

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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 Growing Grevilleas Course?

    Are you interested in growing grevilleas? Do you want to know the appropriate variety of grevilleas to plant? Then this course is what you’re searching for! This online growing grevilleas course will provide you all the fundamentals you need to grow different varieties of grevilleas, such as the environment they need, the proper way propagation, how to make the best use of grevilleas, and more.

     

     

    Home Study Grevllea Growing Course

    Develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of Grevilleas in different situations.

    Grevilleas are a wide group of plants, all but seven species coming from Australia. They are widespread across Australia, occurring in both cool temperate, and hot tropical climates.

    There are around 250 species. About half of these are native to the south west corner of Australia.

    Known commonly as ?Spider Flowers?; the Grevillea flower is more like a brush than a traditional flower. It has obscure petals, but is none the less very colourful. Flower colour varies greatly; and most hold their flowers for a long period.

    Grevilleas include both small to very large plants (from prostrate ground covers, through small and med

     

    Course Outline

    There are 8 Lessons in this course:

    1. Introduction.
      • Scope and Nature of the Grevillea genus
      • Review of the system of plant identification
      • Botanical Terminology used to describe Grevilleas
      • Flower Structure
      • Plant Name Pronunciation
      • Characteristics of the Proteaceae family
      • Characteristics of the Grevillea genus
      • Different ways of classifying Grevilleas into groups: by flower type (eg. toothbrush); McGilveray’s system dividing into 11 groups
      • Resources, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs etc.)
    2. Culture
      • Environment, Nutrition, Soil Requirements
      • Planting, staking, mulching
      • Water management
      • Pest and disease found on Grevilleas
      • Feeding, pruning, protection from wind, salt air, etc.
    3. Propagation
      • Methods of propagating Grevilleas
      • Cutting Propagation
      • Methods to Improve Cutting Success
      • Seed Propagation of Grevilleas
      • Transplanting
      • Hardening off and Growing on Young Plants
      • Grafting Grevilleas
      • Tissue Culture and Aerial Layering
    4. The Most Commonly Grown Varieties.
      • Clearview Hybrids
      • Grevillea banksii and banksii hybrids
      • Grevillea alpina
      • G. rosmarinifolia
      • G. dimorpha
      • G. lavandulaceae
    5. Other Important Groups.
      • G. alpina cultivars and hybrids
      • G. rosmarinifolia cultivars
      • G. Poorinda hybrids
    6. Other Grevillea Varieties.
      • Ground Cover Grevilleas
      • Trees
      • Review of many other species
    7. Making The Best Use of Grevilleas
      • Cut Flowers
      • Bird Attracting
      • Scented Grevilleas
      • Container Growing Grevilleas
      • Potting and Types of containers
      • Growing Grevilleas in Baskets
      • Rock Gardens
      • Designing a Garden with Grevilleas; design principles, garden styles, drawing a plan
    8. Special Assignment: On one selected plant or group.
      • Problem Based Learning Project
      • Plan the establishment of a collection of different cultivars of Grevilleas suited to growing in a specified locality.

    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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