Expert Horticulture Skills for year round gardening

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Horticulture HR177E07/20/1 Short Course

Course Information

A three term course aimed at the home gardener who wishes to develop the knowledge and practical skills needed for a successful year round garden.Participants do not need extensive previous knowledge but will require an enthusiasm for plants, gardens and all things horticultural.
The course will meet one morning per week during term time. The course can be booked termly( additional costs apply).


  • College Certificate
Course Content
  • A range of seasonal hands on activities including :
    Ornamental gardening
    Vegetable growing
    Garden planning
    Basic introduction to garden design
Entry Requirements
  • An interest in practical garden techniques with an enthusiasm to develop better skills.
Next Steps
  • For those who are seeking professional horticultural employment, the College offers a number of Royal Horticultural Society courses.

Career Opportunities

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
10-Sep-2020 (Already Started) 24-Jun-2021 9.15 a.m. 12.30 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Thu 33
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £600.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £50.00

Booking one term at a time will attract a fee of £250 per term.
Two terms can be booked for £450.
The fee for all three terms booked at once will be £650.

Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, notepad, lever arch file, dividers, etc.
Protective overall and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor.
Waterproof clothing.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.