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 August 2018 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, Julie 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 Summer 2018/Spring 2019 course, please complete the online application form for the Glasgow CPH (using the link below).
Summer 2018 Course Details;
Saturday 25th August 2018 – CPH01 Looking at Plants
Saturday 1nd September 2018 – CPH02 Soil Care
Saturday 8th September 2018 – CPH03 Feeding and Watering
Saturday 29th September 2018 – CPH04 Seed Propagation
Sunday 30th September 2018 – CPH05 Vegetative Propagation
Saturday 6th October 2018 – CPH06 Growing Media and Potting
Saturday 20th October 2018 – CPH07 Planting
Sunday 21st October 2018 – CPH08 Pruning and Training
Saturday 27th October 2018 – Revision Session
Saturday 3th November 2018 – Assessment
Spring 2019 (Please note the two Sunday sessions)
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 – CPH06 Growing Media and Potting
Saturday 11th May 2019 – CPH07 Planting
Sunday 12th May 2019 – CPH08 Pruning and Training
Saturday 18th May 2019 – Revision Session
Saturday 1st June 2019 – Assessment
Applications for the Summer 2018 and Spring 2019 course are being received and you can access module information in the Edinburgh Students Handbook below (Dates in this handbook relate to Edinburgh courses only. The Glasgow course in not currently able to receive I.L.A. payments).