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


The Essential Garden Design Diploma

A brand new course aimed at advanced gardeners who want to progress into garden design, covering the main elements in this rewarding and diverse profession. Step by step guidance by top designers through drawing skills, site surveying, using the grid, horizontal & vertical features, garden layouts and ...

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Good Gardening Diploma

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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