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 2018 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).

Online Application Form
Spring 2018 – Applications are being processed now! Three Places Still Available.

Spring  2018

Course Details;

Saturday 17th March 2018 – CPH01 Looking at Plants

Saturday 24th March 2018 – CPH02 Soil Care

Saturday 7th April 2018 – CPH03 Feeding and Watering

Saturday 14th April 2018 – CPH04 Seed Propagation

Saturday 21st April 2018 – CPH05 Vegetative Propagation

Saturday 28th April 2018 – CPH06 Growing Media and Potting

Saturday 12th May 2018 – CPH07 Planting

Sunday 13th  May 2018 – CPH08 Pruning and Training

Saturday 19th May 2018 – Revision Session

Saturday 2ndJune 2018 – Assessment

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

Applications for the Summer 2018 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). If you are interested in Spring 2019 at Glasgow, the dates are booked and will go live in Spring 2018.

CPH Handbook 2017-18