This course is an overview of all aspects of garden design, aimed at advanced gardeners who want to progress into garden design it covers the main elements in this rewarding and diverse profession. Step by step guidance by top designers through drawing skills, site surveying, using the grid, ...View this course
Covers training in the more serious aspects of horticultural practice and planting design. One day a week, the course is taught over three terms and begins annually late September. Horticulture lectures at the School are led by Edward Flint, Ben Pope and Derry Watkins with termly instruction on drawing up professional planting plans tutored by Rosemary Alexander and Roger Platts, helping students obtain work after the course. Practical sessions are held at Sandhill Farm House near Petersfield, home of Rosemary Alexander and at Arundel Castle under the guidance of the head gardener Martin Duncan. Sandhill tutorial sessions are with Laurence Evans who trained at Chelsea Physic Garden and Tina Woodward. Exclusive visits to private gardens are an integral part of the course.
We expect a high degree of commitment from our students. Work is graded on regular ongoing assessment and provided the required standard is reached, the final marks are graded Distinction, Credit or Pass. Our Diploma is highly regarded internationally and is an asset in securing future work. Prospective students are advised to attend an information session which explains the work involved and the required level of commitment. Information sessions are being held regularly but please send an email to inquire or book and await our confirmation.
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