Greenhouse Cut Flowers

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£ 325 - ($ 1.262.696)
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Achieve fantastic flowers from greenhouse production! A course for commercial cut flower growers who are concerned exclusively with greenhouse production. International trade in cut flowers has grown over recent decades. In most countries, developed or in development, it is now possible to get the most popular types of cut flowers almost any time of the year. Learn how to maximise yield and prolong cut flowers for best results and profit.
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Horticulture
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International
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Garden Design

Programa académico

Lesson Structure: Greenhouse Cut Flowers VHT239
There are 12 lessons:

Introduction to Cut Flower Production
To describe the nature and scope of Cut Flower production in greenhouses.
Cultural Practices
To determine key cultural practices that are commonly required to develop and maintain a good rate of growth in a cut flower crop.
Flower Initiation & Development
To explain the initiation and development of flowering in a cut flower crop.
Pest & Disease Control
To determine management practices for cut flower crops grown in a greenhouse
Greenhouse Management A.
To discuss a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production.
Greenhouse Management B.
To explain a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production.
Management, Harvest & Post Harvest
Determine a range of harvest and post harvest techniques related to cut flower production.
Herbaceous Perennials
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected herbaceous perennials.
Annuals & Biennials
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected annuals and biennials.
Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomes
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected bulbs, corms, rhizomes or tubers.
Filler Plants
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected filler plants.
Miscellaneous
Determine greenhouse production techniques for roses, and for orchids.

This course is taught by:

Katie Freeth
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, (University of Bath); RHS General Examination; FI Hort; MIfpra.

An experienced and professional horticulturist with extensive management skills gained internationally; experienced in landscape management, staff supervision and management, written and oral communication, horticultural knowledge and application, supported by organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail.

Katie brings 20 years experience in Horticulture and is an accomplished lecturer, horticulture consultant and freelance writer. Katie is a judge for the International Awards for Liveable Communities in the Whole City Category.
Katie also worked for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in France for approx 5 years first as a Sector Manager and then as an Area Manager; management of the cemeteries, peripatetic teams of gardeners (UK & French nationality) for the constructed cemeteries and memorials and static French nationality gardeners for small town/village plots.

Susan Stephenson
BSc in Applied Plant Biology (Botany) Univ. London 1983.
City and guilds: Garden Centre Management, Management and Interior Decor (1984)
Management qualifications in training with retail store. Diploma in Hort level 2 (RHS General) Distinction.

Susan Stephenson is a passionate and experienced horticulturist and garden designer. She has authored three books, lectures at 2 Further and Higher Education Colleges, teaching people of all ages and backgrounds about the wonders of plants and garden design, and tutors many students by correspondence from all over the world.

Susan studied botany at Royal Holloway College (Univ of London) and worked in the trading industry before returning to her first love plants and garden design. She is therefore, well placed to combine business knowledge with horticulture and design skills. Her experience is wide and varied and she has designed gardens for families and individuals. Susan is a mentor for garden designers who are just starting out, offering her support and advice and she also writes, delivers and assesses courses for colleges, introducing and encouraging people into horticulture and garden design.

Susan is a Professional Associate and exam moderator and holds the RHS General with Distinction. She continues to actively learn about horticulture and plants and (as her students will tell you) remains passionate and interested in design and horticulture.

She also supervised the Area Arboriculture Team and was Exhumations Officer€“ in charge of collecting discovered remains and arranging identification (if poss) and interment of same.
Learning Goals: Greenhouse Cut Flowers VHT239

Describe the nature and scope of cut flower production in greenhouses.
Determine key cultural practices that are commonly required to develop and maintain a good rate of growth in a cut flower crop.
Eexplain the initiation and development of flowering in a cut flower crop.
Determine management practices for cut flower crops grown in a greenhouse.
Discuss a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production.
Explain a range of greenhouse management techniques related to cut flower production.
Determine a range of harvest and post harvest techniques related to cut flower production.
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected herbaceous perennials.
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected annuals and biennials.
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected bulbs, corms, rhizomes or tubers.
Determine greenhouse production techniques for selected filler plants.
Determine greenhouse production techniques for roses and orchids.

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Horticulture, Mass Flower Production, Gardening
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