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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.

Forthcoming horticulture courses & workshops

Celebrating Edinburgh's Historical Gardens

Celebrating Edinburgh's Historical Gardens

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the historical aspects of gardening and Edinburgh's most celebrated gardens. A day of talks, walks and demonstrations begins with a tour of the Painting Paradise exhibition at The Queen's Gallery.

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)