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)

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Greenhouse Cut Flowers Online Course Sale!

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 […]

Growing Annuals Online Course

Become an expert in growing and maintaining annual flowering plants”Become an expert with annual flowers. Learn to identify and grow them, to produce a continual blaze of colour through the seasons. An annual is any plant which completes its full lifecycle in one year.Generally annuals are grown in the garden for a period of less […]

Growing Camellias Online Course

Learn about camellias and their use.   Beautiful camellias require little attention, once established, and yet there is so much to know about them. This course is a wonderful way of learning about the different groups of camellias (eg. japonicas, sasanquas, reticulatas), their special characteristics, and their culture. For amateurs and professionals; plant collectors, camellia enthusiasts, […]

Growing Carnations Online Course Sale!

Study the different methods of growing and harvesting carnations. A serious course equally valuable to the home enthusiast or the commercial cut flower grower. You learn about growing quality carnations (planting, watering, pest & disease control, fertilizing), different ways of growing them (e.g. as row crops in soil, in hydroponics, in a greenhouse); and harvesting, […]

Growing Grevilleas Online Course

  Develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of Grevilleas in different situations.Grevilleas are a wide group of plants, all but seven species coming from Australia. They are widespread across Australia, occurring in both cool temperate, and hot tropical climates.There are around 250 species. About half of these are native to the south […]

Growing Iris Online Course

A detailed course for identifying, growing and harvesting irises.  This is a valuable course for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector. Course Aims: Explain the taxonomy of Iris Explain the normal cultural requirements for different types or Iris. Breed and propagate Iris. Describe the […]

Growing Lavender Online Course Sale!

A great course for anyone interested in growing lavender for hobby or commercial reasons. This course is aimed at those you are looking to start their own lavender farm but also equally interesting to the enthusiast. These lessons will equip you with the knowledge to start a new venture. Learn about soils and plant nutrition, growing new varieties of Lavender, […]

Growing Orchids Online Course Sale!

Orchids belong to one of the two largest families of flowering plants, Orchidaceae. Orchids are found globally growing in nearly every habitat including Macquarie Island and above the artic circle!  Growing orchids is challenging but worth while, and there are many tricks of the trade. Careerline’s Orchid growing course will help you to succeed in […]

Herb Culture (Farming) Course Sale!

Study this course if you want to start your own herb farm or herb nursery.  This is a very detailed course that has been designed to teach you how to start your own commercial herb business but is still suitable for anyone just wanting a successful herb garden! Study in your own time and at your […]

Learn to grow herbs course Sale!

Learn to effectively grow the herbs. Study different varieties of herbs. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Learn from experts in their field. An introductory course for the beginner; you will gain a good grasp of basic herb growing and be able to identify a range of herbs. A broad based […]

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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.