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Carnivorous Plants Online Course

Grow your own carnivorous plants.  A boutique course for the horticultural specialist or serious hobbyist.

This course 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).

  • qualified tutors
  • payment plans available
  • flexible self paced online learning
  • Receive a Certificate in Carnivorous Plants upon completion.




Online, Correspondence


from $50.00 AUD week


There are 9 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction - Review of the system of plant identification, general characteristics of the group, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs, etc.)
  • Culture. Planting, soils, watering, pest & disease, feeding, etc.
  • Propagation and Container Growing. Methods of propagating carnivorous plants. Propagation of selected varieties.
  • Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes) and Sundews (Drosera)
  • Other important Groups.
  • The Lesser Grown Varieties
  • Australian Droseras
  • Making the Best Use of these Plants. In containers, in the ground, as indoor plants, etc.
  • Special Assignment. On one selected plant or group.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

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