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Growing Iris Course Online

 

Growing Iris Home Study Course

“A detailed course for identifying, growing and harvesting irises”

This is a valuable course for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector.

 

Course Outline

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction
    • Review of the system of plant identification
    • Classification of iris into bulbous, rhizomatous and tuberous
    • Scientific classification (into sections, sub sections, series and species)
    • Biology of iris
    • Information sources
    • Review of Iris xiphium
  2. Culture
    • Plant selection
    • Planting
    • Staking
    • Mulching
    • Watering
    • Feeding
    • Pruning, etc.
  3. Propagation and Hybridisation
    • Seed
    • Division
    • Separation
    • Tissue Culture
    • Review of selected species/hybrids.
  4. Review of Major Types of Irises
    • Bearded
    • Loisiana
    • Siberian
    • Dutch
    • English Spanish
  5. Pest and Diseases
    • Review of species from contrasting environments
    • Review of various health problems
  6. Water Irises
    • Review of species
    • Irrigation
    • Irises in Hydroponics
  7. Landscaping with Irises
    • Garden Design
    • Cottage Gardens
    • Using Colour
    • Review of more Iris species
    • Flower bed design
  8. Harvest, Post Harvest, Exhibiting and Quality

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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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    Growing Iris Home Study Course

    “A detailed course for identifying, growing and harvesting irises”

    This is a valuable course for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector.

     

    Course Outline

    There are 8 lessons in this course:

    1. Introduction
      • Review of the system of plant identification
      • Classification of iris into bulbous, rhizomatous and tuberous
      • Scientific classification (into sections, sub sections, series and species)
      • Biology of iris
      • Information sources
      • Review of Iris xiphium
    2. Culture
      • Plant selection
      • Planting
      • Staking
      • Mulching
      • Watering
      • Feeding
      • Pruning, etc.
    3. Propagation and Hybridisation
      • Seed
      • Division
      • Separation
      • Tissue Culture
      • Review of selected species/hybrids.
    4. Review of Major Types of Irises
      • Bearded
      • Loisiana
      • Siberian
      • Dutch
      • English Spanish
    5. Pest and Diseases
      • Review of species from contrasting environments
      • Review of various health problems
    6. Water Irises
      • Review of species
      • Irrigation
      • Irises in Hydroponics
    7. Landscaping with Irises
      • Garden Design
      • Cottage Gardens
      • Using Colour
      • Review of more Iris species
      • Flower bed design
    8. Harvest, Post Harvest, Exhibiting and Quality

    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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