London (change)
Today 8°C / 1°C
Tomorrow 7°C / 3°C
7 messages
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?



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.


29/04/2012 at 12:33

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

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


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 

hope this helps


email image
7 messages