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29/04/2012 at 11:57

Hi all

I want to do a certificate in garden design and was wondering what distance learning courses are available?

Thanks

Justin 

29/04/2012 at 12:17

Is this for pleasure or business. If it is for business I would ask a local garden design company what qualification they accept or you will be wasting your money.

29/04/2012 at 12:20

I have my own gardening business and would like a good understanding of design so I can take on bigger projects.

Justin

29/04/2012 at 12:33

I would do an official RHS course, Garden Planning, Planting etc

http://www.rhs.org.uk/Courses/Qualifications/RHS-Level-3-qualifications/L3-Cert-garden-planning-construction-planting

http://www.rhs.org.uk/Courses/Qualifications/PDFs/CorrespondenceCollegeList

This is quite an undertaking but would stand you in good stead. If this is not the level of work you want to do a couple of good books may help. 

29/04/2012 at 13:20

RHS is what I was thinking of.  Can I use that towards membership of the Society of Garden Designers?

many thanks

Justin

29/04/2012 at 13:53

Sorry I have no idea, I would contact them.

30/06/2012 at 11:17

hi i did a rhs level 2 certificate in horticulure and design with ics.. they do a design corse now to but im unsure on the membershipe thing i no there are home corses you can do that give this as i saw them online ... but the ics one i did was very cool...

check this site out they have lists of corses and info on membership for the sgd

http://www.sgd.org.uk 

hope this helps

 

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