Diploma Gardening Courses

Our Diploma courses have been the launch pad for many of our best known designers, planting advisors and horticulturists. Exhibiting at the Chelsea Flower Show and other RHS shows, breaking into gardening journalism, or supplying planting advice to media organizations are some of the graduate options.

To find out more about our courses and to apply please choose from the courses below.


Our current Diploma Gardening Courses


Ten Week Intensive Diploma in Garden Design

Now in its 6th year, this course is aimed at designers and advanced gardeners

This course runs Jan/Feb/Mar. Three days a week at the school and at least 2 days homework.  A very intensive course for people who want to be professional garden designers.  With workshops led by well known designers who join the regular team, it covers all you need ...

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Good Gardening Diploma Course

Our internationally renowned signature course

One day a week, the course is taught over three 10 week terms and begins annually late September.  Covering the best in planting design, whilst training in the more serious aspects of horticultural techniques. Practical sessions are held at Sissinghurst Castle under the guidance of Troy Smith, ...

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