Online Horticulture & Gardening Courses

✓ Self-Paced        ✓ Flexible Study Schedule        ✓ Affordable

Online Horticulture & Gardening Courses

✓ Self-Paced
✓ Flexible Study Schedule
✓ Affordable

Garden and Horticulture Certificates for Adult Learners

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As someone who knew nothing about the topic, the course was a great introduction and I feel confident enough to try growing [Lavender]. It is a great course with good practical assignments that enables you to propagate and grow the plants and make products.

Michael

Growing Lavender Graduate

Horticulture & Gardening Tutor

Barbara Tremain
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)

Horticulture & Gardening Tutor

Barbara Tremain
BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)

As someone who knew nothing about the topic, the course was a great introduction and I feel confident enough to try growing [Lavender]. It is a great course with good practical assignments that enables you to propagate and grow the plants and make products.

Michael

Growing Lavender Graduate

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Landscaping B Online Course

This online garden design course can either fine tune the important landscaping skills you acquired upon completion of the Introduction to Garden Design course, or it can be taken as a self contained study unit. It is equally suited to those already working or looking to work in the industry, or enthusiastic gardeners with good […]

This online garden design course can either fine tune the important landscaping skills you acquired upon completion of the Introduction to Garden Design course, or it can be taken as a self contained study unit. It is equally suited to those already working or looking to work in the industry, or enthusiastic gardeners with good […]

Garden Design Course Online

LEARN TO DESIGN IN A WIDE RANGE OF GARDEN DESIGN STYLES! Learn to apply the principles, design features and elements that make up many types and styles of gardens. This is an outstanding course for even experienced landscape designers, developing skills in developing everything from a formal to an eclectic garden, and a Mediterranean to […]

LEARN TO DESIGN IN A WIDE RANGE OF GARDEN DESIGN STYLES! Learn to apply the principles, design features and elements that make up many types and styles of gardens. This is an outstanding course for even experienced landscape designers, developing skills in developing everything from a formal to an eclectic garden, and a Mediterranean to […]

Garden History Course

An understanding of garden history can provide a wonderful foundation for improving your garden design skills. This is garden history course is not only for students of garden design, but also for practicing professional designers, and horticulturists who wish to broaden their understanding of gardens across many countries and over the centuries. Based upon curriculum […]

An understanding of garden history can provide a wonderful foundation for improving your garden design skills. This is garden history course is not only for students of garden design, but also for practicing professional designers, and horticulturists who wish to broaden their understanding of gardens across many countries and over the centuries. Based upon curriculum […]

Garden Maintenance Online Course

Proper garden maintenance will save you time and money.   Learn how with this course. Understand the shortcuts to have a good looking garden without huge amounts of time and money.Highly respected and qualified industry experts as tutors.Learn more about garden maintenance. Course Aims: Evaluate the maintenance needs and develop a plan for maintaining a […]

Proper garden maintenance will save you time and money.   Learn how with this course. Understand the shortcuts to have a good looking garden without huge amounts of time and money.Highly respected and qualified industry experts as tutors.Learn more about garden maintenance. Course Aims: Evaluate the maintenance needs and develop a plan for maintaining a […]

Geraniums & Pelargoniums Online Course

Learn all about geraniums and pelargoniums.  There is more to Geranium and Pelargoniums than meets the eye! These wonderful plants have been seen on our window boxes for hundreds of years and are a big part of many garden lovers lives. Learn ways to maintain them to optimum performance. Learn how to avoid problems that […]

Learn all about geraniums and pelargoniums.  There is more to Geranium and Pelargoniums than meets the eye! These wonderful plants have been seen on our window boxes for hundreds of years and are a big part of many garden lovers lives. Learn ways to maintain them to optimum performance. Learn how to avoid problems that […]

Green Keeping A (Introduction) Online Course

When planning a new lawn, or renovating an old one, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different grasses, and why certain grasses are used in preference to others. The intended or actual use (and maintenance) of a particular area is the deciding factor. This course teaches you about the different grasses, the […]

When planning a new lawn, or renovating an old one, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different grasses, and why certain grasses are used in preference to others. The intended or actual use (and maintenance) of a particular area is the deciding factor. This course teaches you about the different grasses, the […]

Green Keeping B (Sports Turf Management) Online Course

Do you manage a Sports Ground or Playing Field? Advance your job and career prospects working in the management and maintenance of Sports Grounds and Playing Fields A course for parks staff, horticulturists, gardeners, groundsmen, green keepers, turf equipment and materials suppliers. This course assumes a basic knowledge of turf care, either through experience or […]

Do you manage a Sports Ground or Playing Field? Advance your job and career prospects working in the management and maintenance of Sports Grounds and Playing Fields A course for parks staff, horticulturists, gardeners, groundsmen, green keepers, turf equipment and materials suppliers. This course assumes a basic knowledge of turf care, either through experience or […]

Green Keeping C (Turf Repair & Renovation) Online Course

Learn to diagnose and treat problems efficiently on: Golf and Bowling Greens, Playing Fields, Parks Home lawns, Public Parks, Commercial sites A course specifically designed for people working with turf such as green keepers, gardeners, managers of sports turf facilities. Course Aims: Compare the characteristics of different turfs with reference to hardiness, pest & disease […]

Learn to diagnose and treat problems efficiently on: Golf and Bowling Greens, Playing Fields, Parks Home lawns, Public Parks, Commercial sites A course specifically designed for people working with turf such as green keepers, gardeners, managers of sports turf facilities. Course Aims: Compare the characteristics of different turfs with reference to hardiness, pest & disease […]

Green Walls Design Course Online

Learn to grow green walls and roofs for a modern garden design. Roof and green walls provide an elegant and aesthetic solution to increasing urbanisation and limited space. Learn to construct and maintain sound vertical gardens and roof gardens. Students study a range of topics including: suitable plants, container growing, landscaping for vertical and roof […]

Learn to grow green walls and roofs for a modern garden design. Roof and green walls provide an elegant and aesthetic solution to increasing urbanisation and limited space. Learn to construct and maintain sound vertical gardens and roof gardens. Students study a range of topics including: suitable plants, container growing, landscaping for vertical and roof […]

Greenhouse Cut Flowers Online Course

Learn how you can extend the growing season by expanding your cut flower range and supplying markets year-round. This is a diverse course for the serious grower. Select your crop and use appropriate equipment and techniques to get a viable commercial outcome. Develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of cut flowers in […]

Learn how you can extend the growing season by expanding your cut flower range and supplying markets year-round. This is a diverse course for the serious grower. Select your crop and use appropriate equipment and techniques to get a viable commercial outcome. Develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of cut flowers in […]

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Who are these Horticulture Courses for?

These courses will work for you if you are looking for a fully tutor supported horticulture or garden course that is not a huge commitment, that doesn’t cost you the earth but will still get you thinking and learning and most importantly get you the garden or cropping result you want.  Many students do a single subject as a stepping stone to a bigger thing, or find its enough to help start their enterprise, make their garden grow, or get to increase their crop yield.

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Do I need prior experience before I start?

No, our garden and horticulture certificate courses assume no prior knowledge and are designed as a practical guide to help you learn. You will be supported by your tutor as you progress through your studies.

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Who are the tutors?

You will get a real tutor who provides you with personalised support and feedback. No tick and flick. Learn with real tutors who will be there for you every step of the way. When you enroll will receive a welcome email from your tutor. You are free to email them for help or guidance as much as you need to. We employ tutors who are active in their field so the support is by email.

  • Barbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City; Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
  • Karen Huntley MSc Marketing Mgt (Food Related Industries), PDC, PG Dip Organic Farming, Cert Marketing, BA. Professional Development Diploma in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (Coventry University/Thrive, UK)

How long are the courses?

Generally the courses should take you about 100 hours of study.  We give you up to 12 months to complete the course, but you can finish faster.  Each lesson has a written assignment for you will receive individual feedback from your tutor.  There are also self assessment quizzes for each lesson (non assessable).  The strength of our courses is in that each lesson has an assignment, this means you are forced to engage with the content and can’t just skip over an important lesson.  By the end of the course you have really engaged and that equals learning!

Accreditation and Recognition

All our courses are proudly recognised by the IARC, a premier non-government recognition body.

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