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GERANIUMS & PELARGONIUMS Online Course

Home Study Geraniums Course

Learn all about geraniums and pelargoniums. There is more to Geranium and Pelargoniums than meets the eye! These wonderful plants have been seen on our window boxes for hundreds of years and are a big part of many garden lovers lives.

In this course you will also learn this basis of all good horticulture with plant health, understanding soils, plant nutrition, cultural requirements and pest and disease treatment.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Culture
  • Propagation
  • Using Geraniums & Pelargoniums
  • Pest & Disease
  • Irrigation
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Special Project
  • A research project into one major group such as species geraniums or pelargoniums, Regals, Zonals, Ivy Leaf, etc.

Aims

  • Select and cultivate appropriate varieties of geraniums and pelargoniums in different situations.
  • Describe the cultural requirements of various Geranium and Pelargoniums. Cultural requirements refer to the aspects that affect the growing quality and performance of the species. This includes soil types, plant nutrition, planting techniques, watering and maintenance. Every variety of plant has its own specific needs and tolerances with respect to the environment in which it grows.
  • Describe propagating Geranium and Pelargoniums. There are specific ways they can be propagated, often with much ease to the home gardener. This is part of the reason they have become so popular, as they are so easy to grow and love.
  • Determine and explain a variety of ways Geranium and Pelargoniums may be used both in landscape and other situations.
  • Discuss the various disease problems that affect Pelargonium and Geraniums, and their management.
  • Understand and manage water requirements of geraniums and pelargoniums, in a way to optimize the plants performance.
  • Manage the growing of Pelargoniums and Geraniums in a greenhouse. This can be adapted for climates that are too cool for them to grow outside or for areas where they need protection form frosts or other environmental conditions. This is aimed at commercial production but can be adapted by the home gardener too.
  • Plan the establishment of a collection of different cultivars of a group of geraniums or pelargoniums

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