Gardening with Tropical Plants

Course CodeAHT109
Fee CodeS2
Duration (approx)100 hours
QualificationStatement of Attainment

Study  Gardening with Tropical Plants

  • in greenhouses
  • protected garden spaces
  • indoors or
  • in warmer climates.

It provides a good first step for anyone new to serious horticultural study, whether amateur gardeners, volunteers or aspiring professionals.

 Note - This course is based on our CPD "Tropical Plants" course - adapted to be more suitable for entry level students.

Lesson Structure

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction
  2. Plant Cultural Practices
  3. Tropical Annuals, Perennials, Bulbous Plants, Bamboos and Lawns
  4. Tropical Gingers, Heliconias and Related Plants
  5. Cordylines, Palms and Cycads
  6. Tropical Climbers, Shrubs and Trees
  7. Orchids, Ferns, Aroids and Bromeliads
  8. Tropical Food Plants
    • Herbs
    • Vegetables
    • Fruit
  9. Growing Tropical Plants Outside the Tropics
  10. Landscaping with Tropical Plants

Who Can Benefit From This Course?

  • Hobbyists
  • Nurserypersons
  • The backyard enthusiast
  • Those wanting to set up a tropical garden
  • Greenhouse growers
  • Horticulture volunteers


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