ONLINE COURSE TROPICAL PLANTS
Learn how to grow tropical plants in or outside the tropics.
This course provides valuable instruction for both growing plants in warm places or in protected places such as greenhouses.
Study many of the significant tropical plants including: Heliconias, Alpinia, Hedychium, Zingiber, Musa, Costus, Cordylines, palms and cycads, climbers, shrubs, trees, orchids, ferns, Aroids and Bromeliads, herbs, vegetables and fruit bearing plants, etc.
This course also covers:
- plant names/classification (scientific and common),
- climatic conditions,
- plants suited to your locality
- cultural practices: understanding soils, naming a soil, propagation, watering, feeding, pruning etc.
Growing tropical plants outside the tropics and indoors - in different climates and conditions.
Discover: how to landscape with tropical plants and how to use colour and texture; how to select appropriate plants; how to plant a courtyard and prepare sketch plans.
A truly versatile course!