African Violets VHT105

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Grow fantastic African Violets! Designed for the African Violet enthusiast, this course covers everything from potting and feeding, to pests and propagation. You learn how African Violets are classified, and cover the exciting range of varieties available. Here's your chance to achieve outstanding results with African Violets

African violets grow naturally in eastern tropical Africa (Tanzania and Kenya).
When African violets are grown outside of their "natural" environment, they need to be treated differently, but with adjustments made to compensate the changed conditions (eg. lower humidity, less natural light, colder temperatures), they are grown successfully in almost every part of the wo…

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Grow fantastic African Violets! Designed for the African Violet enthusiast, this course covers everything from potting and feeding, to pests and propagation. You learn how African Violets are classified, and cover the exciting range of varieties available. Here's your chance to achieve outstanding results with African Violets

African violets grow naturally in eastern tropical Africa (Tanzania and Kenya).
When African violets are grown outside of their "natural" environment, they need to be treated differently, but with adjustments made to compensate the changed conditions (eg. lower humidity, less natural light, colder temperatures), they are grown successfully in almost every part of the world.

Lesson Structure There are 8 lessons in this course:
  1. Introduction
    • Review of the system of plant identification, varieties and groups of indoor plants, information contacts (ie: nurseries, seed, clubs etc.)
  2. Culture
    • Planting, staking, mulching, watering, feeding, pruning, protection, etc.
  3. Propagation
  4. Pests & Disease
  5. Light and its Affects
  6. Greenhouse Culture
  7. Ways to Use African Violets
    • Containers, in the ground, in greenhouses, growing for profit (to sell etc.)
  8. Special Assignment

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school\'s tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Aims
  • Describe how African Violets and related plants are classified and the plant naming system
  • Describe the cultural requirements of African violets
  • Select appropriate propagating materials and using them, propagate African violets.
  • Identify and control pest and diseases of African violets
  • Discuss the role that light plays in the growth of African violets
  • Describe greenhouses and other environmental control equipment used for growing African violets.
  • Describe the various ways in which African violets can be grown
  • Demonstrate the knowledge acquired for a specific group or individual plant in the Gesneriaceae family through research.
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