General Horticulture Courses


Horticulture and gardening courses for careers or special interest development in horticulture.

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Advanced Certificate in Applied Horticulture   
Advanced Certificate in Applied Horti...

Study this broad based horticultural study program and gain a solid foundation on which to base a number of positions in the varied horticulture industry. Learn...

9 modules
900 hours
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Advanced Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture   
Advanced Certificate in Ornamental Ho...

A flexible and extensive amenity horticulture course. Ideal for those wishing to pursue a career working in gardens, parks, urban landscaping, arboriculture, tu...

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Advanced Certificate in Parks & Gardens Management   
Advanced Certificate in Parks & Garde...

Study parks management to work as a parks supervisor, sports ground curator, golf course superintendent or public open space administrator or manager.

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Advanced Certificate in Parks & Leisure (Horticulture)   
Advanced Certificate in Parks & Leisu...

Gain confidence, skills and knowledge to work in the management and development of recreation and park facilities and services. Work towards a career in parks, ...

9 modules
900 hours
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Amenity Horticulture I   
Amenity Horticulture I

Amenity Horticulture looks at growing plants for recreational or ornamental purposes. Study this course online via distance education.

7 lessons
100 hours
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Amenity Horticulture II   
Amenity Horticulture II

Plan, design and manage grounds used for recreation facilities. Study from home, online or via correspondence. Learn about managing budgets, managing human reso...

7 lessons
100 hours
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Certificate in Horticulture (Ornamental Horticulture)   
Certificate in Horticulture (Ornament...

Learn practical garden & horticulture skills.. Propagate & cultivate hundreds of different ornamental plants -science & plant knowledge beyond most other course...

700 hours
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Garden Maintenance   
Garden Maintenance

Be a professional gardener: Learn how to operate an efficient garden maintenance business: lawn mowing, lawn repair, renovation, pruning, spraying pesticides, ...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Horticultural Marketing   
Horticultural Marketing

Horticultural Marketing Course for horticultural managers and businessmen.

7 lessons
100 hours
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Horticultural Research I   
Horticultural Research I

Study a foundation subject to learn basic research skills for horticulture, amenity and cropping; for better business or to work in scientific enterprises.

7 lessons
100 hours
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Horticultural Research II   
Horticultural Research II

This course will further develop your ability to research and present a critical, written and numerical assessment of information related to social, technologic...

7 lessons
100 hours
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Horticultural Resource Management   
Horticultural Resource Management

Learn how to manage a horticulture business or enterprise, such as a nursery, park, garden, orchard, farm, or landscape business.

10 lessons
100 hours
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Horticultural Therapy   
Horticultural Therapy

Horticultural therapy helps participants improve their general well-being, also improves physical and mental health and encourages social interactions.

9 lessons
100 hours
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Horticulture I   
Horticulture I

Learn horticulture at home, studying online or by distance education, foundations of horticulture, plant science, plant identification, soils, weeds, pest contr...

13 lessons
100 hours
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Horticulture II (Plant Knowledge)   
Horticulture II (Plant Knowledge)

Become a Plant Expert: Learning to identify plants is as important as knowing how to grow them. Identify shrubs, trees, plants; learn the taxonomy of plant iden...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Horticulture III (Plant Health)   
Horticulture III (Plant Health)

Learn about plant pests and diseases: identify pest and disease problems, and learn how to treat plant health problems. An online study program with lots of pra...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Irrigation (Gardens)   
Irrigation (Gardens)

Understand Garden Irrigation Systems: Learn about watering systems and equipment and how to irrigate plants effectively and efficiently. Through distance or onl...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Irrigation Management (Horticultural)   
Irrigation Management (Horticultural)

An advanced level course for people with some existing irrigation knowledge. Learn to water plants more efficiently. Develop skills in monitoring systems and ca...

8 lessons
100 hours
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Managing Notable Gardens   
Managing Notable Gardens

Learn to manage heritage and significant gardens. A great professional development course for parks managers, landscapers, superintendents and curators.

9 lessons
100 hours
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Nature Park Management I   
Nature Park Management I

Learn management skills for national parks, nature reserves, botanical reserves, wilderness areas, wildlife reserves; understand the basic ecological principle...

12 lessons
100 hours
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Nature Park Management II   
Nature Park Management II

Expand your expertise in managing nature parks! Improve your plant skills. Learn how to create and maintain natural ecosystems, and lots more!

10 lessons
100 hours
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Operational Business Management I (Horticulture)   
Operational Business Management I (Ho...

Study operational business management at home to learn financial and marketing strategies of managing a horticultural business or enterprise.

9 lessons
100 hours
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Operational Business Management II (Horticulture)   
Operational Business Management II (H...

Study the management of horticultural enterprises learning by distance education about legal and staff management for horticultural, parks or crop production bu...

7 lessons
100 hours
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Organic Plant Culture   
Organic Plant Culture

Study organic plant growing and learn how to grow a sustainable eco-garden. Organics is the way of the future - save the environment and also grow healthy foo...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Plant Pathology   
Plant Pathology

Study plant pathology at home. Develop your understanding of all types of plant diseases.

8 lessons
100 hours
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Plant Protection   
Plant Protection

Study pest and disease control - Horticultural Correspondence College

10 lessons
100 hours
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Plant Taxonomy   
Plant Taxonomy

Learn to systematically examine a plant’s distinguishing characteristics, then determine its scientific classification based upon those observations.

10 lessons
100 hours
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Practical Horticulture 1   
Practical Horticulture 1

Study practical horticultural skills and techniques to learn better horticultural practices for garden maintenance, nursery work, landscaping, crop production o...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Practical Horticulture 2   
Practical Horticulture 2

Learn practical horticulture -100 hour online course to. enhance your skills, business and work prospects.

11 lessons
100 hours
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Soil Management (Horticulture)   
Soil Management (Horticulture)

Soil Management: Learn why good soil management is the basis of successful horticulture. Understand the physical chemical processes in soils and how to decide o...

8 lessons
100 hours
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Weed Control   
Weed Control

Weed Identification and Control - Horticultural Correspondence College - expert tutors; get a job, improve a business.

7 lessons
100 hours
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