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Landscaping Home Gardens Online Course

Landscaping Home Gardens Online Course 

Learn how to plan, lay out and construct your own home garden and how to identify the plants most suited to your climate and situation.

Whether you want a garden which you can work in, play in or simply look at and feel proud of then this course is for you. The finale stage of this course is a project to help you develop a stunning garden.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  • Designing Gardens - the basics of design concepts through to understanding how to use them.
  • Styles of Gardens - formal, informal, natural, and other themes.
  • Drawing Plans & Designing Gardens - learn how to draw basic landscape features and garden designs.
  • Understanding Soils - clays, loams, sands - how to identify them and treat them for better plant growth.
  • Basic Landscape Construction - what is involved to build basic structures like steps, walls, paths, etc.
  • Weeds & Pests - how to identify and treat garden weeds and pests.
  • Planting and Pruning - techniques to plant, prune and care for garden plants.
  • Lawns, paving and other surfacing - care for various surfaces
  • Garden Features - how to select and use garden features in a landscape.
  • Developing "YOUR" Garden - Special Project


  • Understand the design procedure and the principles of landscape design
  • Develop knowledge of garden styles through history and apply this to your own designs
  • Develop skills in graphical techniques for plan drawing
  • Develop knowledge of soil properties and their relevance to home horticulture
  • Understand the principles and practices of basic landscape construction
  • Develop knowledge of pests and weeds, and their management in home horticulture
  • Develop skills in planting and pruning for home gardens
  • Develop knowledge of lawns and surfaces appropriate to home landscaping
  • Develop knowledge of landscape furnishings and other features appropriate for home gardens
  • Utilise skills developed during this course to develop a landscape design for a home garden.

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