Practical Horticulture Skills :: Bishop Burton College

Course: Practical Horticulture Skills

Department: Horticulture

Type: Short Course

Duration: Six weeks

The Course

This non-accredited course is an introduction to amenity and production horticulture as well as garden design and is for those who wish to learn the basics or develop their horticultural skills.

Our horticultural facilities at the college are some of the best in Britain, with extensive garden and plant collections.

This course benefits from:

  • Walled garden
  • Rural campus with convenient parking
  • Excellent teaching facilities
  • Well-qualified and experienced specialist lecturers
  • A friendly and supportive learning environment

Start dates for this course are from April to September.

What You Study

Our course designed specifically for the autumn will include:

  • Pruning
  • Greenhouses
  • Wildlife gardening
  • Autumn / winter jobs
  • Composting
  • Autumn and winter plants
  • Pests and diseases.

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information, call 01964 553181 or email

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.