Horticulture is, of course, one of our great specialities here at the Botanics. We offer the professional level HND/BSc in Horticulture with Plantsmanship as well as many workshops and short courses in horticulture give you endless ways to learn about what interests you in gardening. You can find out about forthcoming short courses and workshops below.
We also offer the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture, an internationally recognised qualification providing a broad-based understanding of horticultural techniques and plant biology, and the RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture, our international standard qualification that allows you to develop all the basic hands-on skills for a career in horticulture.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 11 Apr 2015
As buds are bursting and the garden reawakens, spring is one of the busiest times for the plants and the gardener. Find out how to keep on top of all this
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 21 Apr — Tues 23 June 2015
A course that focuses mainly on the selection of plants for various settings and growing conditions, and explains how to create that all important year-round interest for your garden.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Wed 22 Apr — Wed 24 June 2015
A ten-week theoretical course covering a range of topics, from soil science to pruning to plant anatomy. Suitable as an overview of horticulture for absolute beginners, or as a stepping stone to the RHS (level 2) Certificate in Horticulture.