Basic Plant Propagation

Duration

1 day (6 hours)

Schedule

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Prerequisites

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

PDF Download

2017 Course Brochure.pdf

What You Learn

Learn about propagating medias. Propagation from both seeds and cutting.

How at create the right environment.

Get the tricks of the trade to ensure you get great results and save yourself money

What You Get

Basic information on how to grow your own plants.

Hands on experience sowing seeds and taking cuttings

Seedling to grow at home

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Your own lunch.

Dress Code

Solid footwear (prepare to get dirty).

Description

Overview

Join our experienced horticulturist in an introductory session in basic plant propagation. Designed for individuals who are new to gardening, or for those who would like to gain additional hands on experience in plant propagation techniques.

Learn about propagating medias, propagation from both seeds and cutting. How at create the right environment and get the tricks of the trade to ensure you get great results and save yourself money.

Content

  • Investigate propagation media mixes
  • How seeds work
  • Seed sowing
  • Prickling out seedlings
  • Taking cuttings
  • Potting up cuttings
  • Develop a simple structure to propagate plants in

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours

  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team

  • Koorie Liaison Officer

  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs

  • Library and Research Centre

  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery

  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy

 

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Upcoming date: 25 Jul 2017