Short Gardening Courses

At the request of past graduates eager to continue their learning enjoyment of all things gardening, we sometimes offer a specialist short course covering topical and seasonal aspects of garden design and planting.

Making use of our vast horticultural network, the days vary between lectures by leading personalities and visits of rarely viewed private gardens or nurseries with collections of unusual plants.

Short Gardening Courses from The English Gardening School

Our Short Gardening Courses


Gardening for Beginners 2018

A new slant on one of our most popular courses with the opportunity to work in a real garden led by master horticulturist Ben Pope

Do you have a potentially good garden but do not know where to begin? This 4 day course held in the celebrated garden of Rosemary Alexander at Rogate near Petersfield, covers all you need to know to begin caring for your garden.  Understanding your soil, choosing and ...

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Garden Makers Day

Rosemary Alexander and The English Gardening School look forward to welcoming gardeners of all levels to their annual Garden Maker’s Day, to be held in January. Taking place in the Gallery and Café at the historic Chelsea Physic Garden

Thursday 18 January 2018 A rare and exciting opportunity to learn from experts and a great event to look forward to after New Year celebrations.  A light lunch and refreshments are included, plus an opportunity to purchase signed books by our speakers. Our Guest Speakers: Roy Lancaster, ...

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Overseas events

We continue to develop our links with Eastern Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, click on International Outlets.