Gardening Courses

Whether you are looking to enhance your gardening skills or for a complete change in career, there are many options available.

We have listed a few of the courses available from basic gardening skills to RHS certificates and degrees.

ACS Distance Education

Correspondence, online and e.learning courses in a wide range of gardening and horticultural subjects.

Capel Manor College

Full-time provision for school leavers and mature entrants, programme of part time day, evening and short courses provides a wide range of specialist skills and knowledge updates. Based in London

Distance Learning Centre

Garden Design and Horticulture course from one of the leading and longest established suppliers of distance learning courses in the UK and with a popular combination of supported open learning and innovative course materials, students are guaranteed an exceptional learning experience.

Garden Design School

The diploma courses offered by Garden Design School have been carefully structured to include the best, most interesting and relevant subjects for anyone seeking a career in this vibrant, expanding industry.
Attendance courses are based at Surrey and Bristol

Horticultural Correspondence College

Certificated Horticultural correspondence courses


Garden Planning & Development course will guide you through the process of designing and nurturing a garden.  Whether you desire a low maintenance or productive space; a sanctuary for relaxation or wildlife; a traditional look or something with a contemporary edge, by the end of the course you’ll have the skills to plan and realise your ideal garden.

Inchbald School of Design

The comprehensive one-year course for the Diploma in Garden Design prepares students to enter the garden design profession. Through a series of practical design projects, underpinned by an understanding of garden design principles and concepts, students develop skills in garden design, design analysis, planting design, hard landscaping and construction, drawing and presentation.
The more academically focused Postgraduate Diploma and Master’s Degree courses in Garden Design are designed for students who require a greater intellectual depth in their studies, and the Advanced Garden Design Studies course is for those who wish to further develop their skills alongside professional practice.

KLC School of Design

Renowned for the quality of its training in Garden Design. Vocational courses held in the magnificent surroundings of Hampton Court Palace are delivered in a professional, friendly and stimulating environment.  Part-time, short courses and open learning courses in garden design.

Learning Curve UK

Whether you are looking for an introductory course or professional level training. they have a course to meet your needs. the Garden School is well-known within the industry for the quality of its’ training.

Oxford College of Garden Design

The Oxford College of Garden Design’s postgraduate level program is widely regarded as one of the top contemporary garden design courses in the world and offers both online garden design courses as well as a classroom taught program, which also benefits from video tutorials from the online course, as well as studio led lectures, allowing all students to revisit lessons online all the time.

Reasheath College of Garden Design

Offering many gardening and horticulture courses including diplomas, degrees and RHS certificates.


The RHS is a nationally accredited awarding body offering a range of qualifications for professional horticulturists and keen gardeners.

The English Gardening School

Discover The English Gardening School within London’s ‘Secret Garden’.
Inspirational tutors offer; Short Courses, Diploma Courses, Distance Learning Courses
With a wide range of subjects there is something for everyone from the green fingered beginner to the professional garden designer.

Waterperry Gardens

The beautiful surroundings, wide range of plants and relaxed, informal classes make learning at Waterperry gardens a pleasure and an inspiration. Offering a wide range of short gardening courses and arts and crafts courses for beginners and the more experienced.
Originally designed as a teaching resource for the famous horticultural school, Waterperry gardens provides many examples of garden features both old and new. There are also working nurseries, a plant centre and orchards, all of which are used to enhance the learning experience.

Writtle College

Offer a range of courses at post-GCSE level students in Horticulture, Sports Turf and Garden Design. The wide variety of teaching resources available ensures an enriched and fun packed learning experience. Students are encouraged to enter national competitions and engage with industry at all levels whether studying part time or full time.

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