Pruning : 20hr short course

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Pruning : 20hr short course

220.00

Study this course for a foundation learning to Prune Plants

Pruning is one of the fundamental skills needed by gardeners and horticulturalists. However, it is much more involved than merely cutting off plant growth. There are many different reasons to prune, and there are many different ways to go about pruning.

What to prune, when to prune, how to prune and why we prune - all these questions can be answered through this short course. For the professional horticulturist to the home gardener, understanding the science and technique of pruning will allow you to support and enhance the growth of plants and improve fruit and flower production.

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Learn to Prune Plants

Pruning is one of the fundamental skills needed by gardeners and horticulturalists. However, it is much more involved than merely cutting off plant growth. There are many different reasons to prune, and there are many different ways to go about pruning.

What to prune, when to prune, how to prune and why we prune - all these questions can be answered through this short course. For the professional horticulturist to the home gardener, understanding the science and technique of pruning will allow you to support and enhance the growth of plants and improve fruit and flower production.

This short course provides instruction on how to prune range of ornamental plants as well as important species like fruits and roses. Students will learn how to assess the pruning needs of plants and learn about good pruning practices. Furthermore, you’ll learn how to encourage fruiting and flowering, how to create topiary and espaliers, and how to make bonsai. Upon completion you will feel confident in your knowledge of how and when to prune all sorts of plants.

There are nine lessons as follows:

LESSON 1 INTRODUCTION

LESSON 2 TYPES OF PRUNING

LESSON 3 PRUNING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

LESSON 4 PRUNING HEDGES

LESSON 5 SHAPING PLANTS

LESSON 6 MANAGING PRUNINGS

LESSON 7 PRUNING FOR FRUIT PRODUCTION

LESSON 8 PRUNING ROSES

LESSON 9 COMPENDIUM OF PLANTS: HOW TO PRUNE WHAT AND WHEN

FINAL ASSESSMENT

Pruning is a skill that every gardener needs to master - from home gardener to tradesman to professional.