Expert Horticulture Skills for year round gardening

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Horticulture & Plant Science HR177E07/22/1 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.


  • College Certificate
Course Content
  • A range of seasonal, hands-on activities including:
    Ornamental gardening
    Seasonal pruning for fruit and flowers
    Propagation by seed and different cuttings
    Vegetable growing
    Garden planning
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
  • This course is aimed at enthusiastic domestic gardeners, but may also be suitable for professional gardeners requiring a re-fresh.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
22-Sep-2022 (Already Started) 22-Jun-2023 9.00 a.m. 12.00 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Thu 32
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £675.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £50.00

Materials Required

Clothing suitable for working outside. Robust footwear with non slip soles.

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.