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Garden Design

(11 students)

This course includes:

05:33:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

10 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion

One Education
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Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Introduction to garden design and its principles
  • The role of a garden designer
  • Components of garden design, such as layout, lighting, and plant selection
  • Designing a rain garden
  • Essential tools and machinery for garden design
  • Plant selection and material guide
  • Garden maintenance and costing/estimation

Course Overview:

Gardens are a source of peace, beauty, and tranquillity. A well-designed garden can bring joy to your life and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home or workplace. Our "Garden Design" course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the principles of garden design. In this course, you will learn about the role of a garden designer, the basic principles of garden design, and the components of garden design, such as layout, lighting, and plant selection. You will also learn how to design a rain garden, select essential tools and machinery, and maintain your garden effectively. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to design and maintain a beautiful garden.

Course Benefits:

By taking our "Garden Design" course, you will gain a deeper appreciation for nature and its beauty. You will learn how to design a garden that suits your personal style and preferences. Additionally, garden design is a highly sought-after skill that can lead to exciting career opportunities in the horticulture and landscaping industries. This course can also help you save money by teaching you how to maintain your garden effectively and estimate costs. It can also enhance the value of your property by improving its curb appeal and attractiveness.

Career Path:

  • Garden Designer: Create and design unique garden spaces for individuals and businesses.
  • Horticulturist: Manage and cultivate plants, trees, and shrubs for a variety of purposes, such as landscaping or food production.
  • Landscaper: Use your garden design skills to create beautiful outdoor spaces for homes and businesses.
  • Garden Centre Manager: Oversee the operations of a garden centre, including plant selection, maintenance, and sales.
  • Garden Writer: Share your expertise in garden design by writing articles and books on the topic.
Course content

Garden Design

01: Introduction to Garden Design


02: The Role of the Garden Designer


03: The Basic Principles of Garden Design


04: Components of Garden Design


05: Garden Design Process


06: Designing a Rain Garden


07: Essential Tools & Machinery


08: Plant Selection and Material Guide


09: Garden Maintenance


10: Costing and Estimation


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