RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Certificate in Practical Horticulture

at Glasgow Botanic Gardens


If you find yourself on this page you may be interested in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Certificate of Practical Horticulture being offered at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, starting March 2019 and lasting for 10 full days at a cost of £500.

This is being offered in partnership with the RBGE and is co-ordinated by the former Curator, Paul Matthews, Lisa Swift and the Friends of  Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Tutors Paul, Lisa and other members of the Glasgow Botanic Gardens bring a wealth of horticultural knowledge and expertise to this project.

 If you are interested in the Spring 2019 course, please complete the online application form for the Glasgow CPH (using the link below).

For further course enquiries for the Glasgow CPH please email : cphglasgow@gmail.com

Online Application Form


Spring  2019 (Please note the three Sunday sessions and rescheduling of classes from 27th April to 18th May and 19th May)

Course Details;

Saturday 16th March 2019 – CPH01 Looking at Plants

Saturday 23rd March 2019 – CPH02 Soil Care

Saturday 30th March 2019 – CPH03 Feeding and Watering

Saturday 13th April 2019 – CPH04 Seed Propagation

Sunday 14th April 2019 – CPH05 Vegetative Propagation

Saturday 27th April 2019 – Class re-scheduled to 18th May

Saturday 11th May 2019 – CPH07 Planting

Sunday 12th  May 2019 – CPH08 Pruning and Training

Saturday 18th May 2019 – CPH06 Growing Media and Potting

Sunday 19th May 2019-Revision Day

Saturday 1st June 2019 – Assessment

Applications for the Spring 2019 course are being processed and you can access module information in the handbook below.

CPH Handbook Glasgow 2018