Gardening Schools & Courses


Gardening schools and courses in and around London. Help for the green fingered beginner and professional garden designer alike. Know when to plant, nurture and reap the benefits of the garden.

    The Plant School
    Monthly courses on plants, trees, advanced trees, specialist plants, tree identification & one day drawing course - courses suitable for the keen beginner to professional enthusiast & led by top lecturers and head gardeners.
    London
    01327 861150

    Kew Gardens
    Kew has an amazing and extensive programme of talks and courses available for you to choose from including courses on botany, horticulture, photography and natural history.
    Richmond
    TW9 3AB
    020 8332 5655

    The English Gardening School
    Founded in 1983 by Rosemary Alexander. Based at the historic Chelsea Physic Garden, the School offers an enticing selection of courses for all gardeners, from the green-fingered beginner to the professional garden designer.
    Chelsea Embankment
    SW3 4HS
    020 7376 3936

    Hackney City Farm
    Vegetable gardening course in Hackney. They are offering a ten-week organic gardening course and welcome all gardeners of every level, whether you are a green novice or an accomplished green thumb.
    Hackney
    E2 8QA
    020 7729 6381

    Camden Garden Centre
    Provides education, employment and training opportunities in the gardening world to local disadvantaged people. This year they were awarded the most outstanding commitment to education and training in horticulture.
    St Pancras Way
    NW1 0JW
    020 7387 7080

    London Wildlife Trust
    London Wildlife Trustís Centre for Wildlife Gardening in East Dulwich is launching its free Garden for Wildlife Training scheme as well as several wildlife gardening courses. Volunteers are asked to aim to commit to at least 3 months.
    East Dulwich
    SE15 4EE
    020 7252 9186

    Garden History & Tours & Products
    Online books on garden design history for tourists, students and teachers of landscape and garden history

    Naturewise Forest Garden
    Forest gardening courses in London. This 2 day course will explain the principles of managing a forest garden through a series of practical steps. There'll be opportunities to practice perennial planting design.
    Hornsey Rise
    N19
    0845 458 4697

    KLC School of Design
    Established for 20 years, KLC is widely recognised as one of the leading educational establishments for professional and personal training and offers full-time, part-time and open learning courses in both interior and garden design.
    Chelsea Harbour
    SW10 0XF
    020 7376 3377

    Capel Manor College
    Recognised as a centre of vocational excellence for horticulture, landscaping and garden design. Alongside full-time provision, their programme of part-time day, evening & short courses provides a wide range of specialist skills.
    Enfield
    EN1 4RQ
    08456 122 122