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Self Paced 20-hour course to help you understand more about designing themed gardens

Once you have decided which garden theme you would like to create for your garden, the next step is to understand the essential design elements that you will need to create your themed garden.

This course goes through many different garden styles to help understand the kinds of design elements, plant selection and some lovely examples to leave you inspired to create the ideal garden theme for your location.

Whether you want to use this course for professional development or if you want some more understanding to work on creating your own lovely themed garden, this course will give you the fundamental knowledge as well as the essential creative kick to create your own gardening masterpiece.

Our 20 hour courses are self paced and will help you understand a topic in a short amount of time. You can work through the course when you like- test yourself with mini-tests along the way. There are extra case studies or research you can undertake if you would really like to get into the topic. Once you have completed the lessons and self assessment tasks, there is a final exam undertaken online- you can then download your personalised certificate. 



THE CONTENTS OF THE COURSE- What do you learn?

LESSON 1 FORMAL GARDENS

Elements of the formal garden
Simple formal gardens
Formal areas
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 2 NATURAL GARDENS
How to develop a natural garden
Natural tools
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 3 RAINFOREST GARDENS
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 4 COASTAL GARDENS
Other strategies for growing coastal plants
Hardy seaside plants
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 5 COTTAGE GARDENS
Principles of cottage garden design
Cottage garden plants
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 6 LATE VICTORIAN/EDWARDIAN GARDENS
How to create your own Edwardian style garden
Edwardian features
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 7 ORIENTAL GARDENS
Chinese gardening
Japanese gardening
Traditional oriental garden plants
Japanese gardens
Use of rocks
Other features
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 8 MEDITERRANEAN GARDENS
What is a Mediterranean garden?
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 9 MEXICAN STYLE
How Mexican gardens involved
How to reflect the plants
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 10 MINIMALIST LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Designing a minimalist garden
Some variations on minimalist gardens
Review what you have been learning

LESSON 11 ECLECTIC GARDENS
Ideas for creating an eclectic garden
Review what you have been learning
Final assessment


How does this course work? 

You can enrol at any time.
Once you have paid for the course, you will be able to start straight away.
Study when and where you like. Work through at your own pace.

You can download your study-guide to your smart phone, tablet or laptop to read offline.

There are automated self-assessment tests you can complete at the end of each lesson. You can attempt these as many times as you wish and each time, upon completion, you can see your results. You will need internet access to complete the self assessment tests.

At the end of the course, you are presented with a large assessment which can be attempted online, anywhere, anytime. If you achieve a 60% pass in the exam; you immediately receive a downloadable certificate of completion with your name on it. If you do not achieve a 60% pass rate, you can contact us to re-sit your exam. ( email- [email protected] )

 



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Creating a Garden Theme- Short Course Creating a Garden Theme- Short Course
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