Garden Design Courses - The English Gardening School
The English Gardening School was founded in 1983 by Rosemary Alexander and provides an unrivalled range of professional and amateur courses concentrating mainly on the more serious aspects of gardening.

Our lecturers and tutors have trained many of todayís leading garden designers, horticulturists, plantsmen and botanical painters. Our distance learning course students span over 20 different countries, and our historic Chelsea Physic Garden base attracts diploma and short course students from all over the world.

The media often turns to us for aspiring celebrities or for gardening or plant advisors and our botanical painting graduates exhibit their work in highly prestigious international galleries and institutes.

We continue to explore both the classic and contemporary aspects of gardening, regularly adding new topics and tutors to our existing range of long and short courses.

Short Courses
Our programme of short courses, from one day to ten weeks in length, is updated twice a year and covers all aspects of gardening, from design to horticulture and botanical painting. Our lecturers are experts, with many regarded as the leading authority in their field. Classes are interactive and give innovative and practical ideas to apply to your own garden. Most days run from 10.30am to 3.30pm and include a delicious lunch.

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Diploma Courses
For those considering a career change or able to commit more time to study, we offer four one-year part-time professional courses.

Diploma in Garden Design
Diploma in Practical Horticulture
Diploma in Plants and Plantsmanship
Diploma in Botanical Painting
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Distance Learning Courses
We are now increasing this aspect of the School to allow students anywhere to gain from our tuition. There are now two separate but self-contained courses available, all written by Rosemary Alexander with other tutors.

Garden Design
Covering all aspects of this fascinating subject and a sound basis for developing your own garden.

Maintaining Your Garden - A Practical course in Horticulture
A new, thorough course which divulges all you need to know to make, maintain and plant your garden.

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Contact Information

The English Gardening School Limited
66 Royal Hospital Road
London SW3 4HS, UK.

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7352 4347
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7376 3936

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