RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Certificate in Practical Horticulture
at Glasgow Botanic Gardens
UPDATE 11th April 2023
RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture* at Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a 10-day course that will give you the fundamental practical skills of a horticulturist.
The course is offered in partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and is co-ordinated and delivered by Lisa Swift, Billy Kenny and the Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Tutors Billy, Lisa and other members of the Glasgow Botanic Gardens’ staff bring a wealth of horticultural knowledge and expertise to this project.
*Please note this is not an RHS course.
Please fill in an application form if you would like to join the course.
Applications are accepted at any time. Once you have submitted your application you will be added to the waiting list for the next available course.
The course fees are £550. (Includes £50 non-refundable deposit)
For further enquiries about the Glasgow CPH please email: email@example.com
You can access module information in the handbook below.
Spring course dates 2023
CPH01 Looking at Plants – Saturday 25th March
CPH02 Soil Care – Saturday 1st April
CPH03 Feeding and Watering – Saturday 15th April
CPH04 Seed Propagation – Saturday 22nd April
CPH05 Vegetative Propagation – Sunday 23rd April
CPH 06 Growing Media and Potting – Saturday 6th May
CPH07 Planting – Sunday 7th May
CPH08 Pruning and Training – Saturday 13th May
Revision Day – Saturday 20th May
Assessment – Saturday 3rd June
Summer course dates 2023
CPH01 Looking at Plants – Saturday 19th August
CPH02 Soil Care – Saturday 26th August
CPH03 Feeding and Watering – Saturday 2nd September
CPH04 Seed Propagation – Saturday 9th September
CPH05 Vegetative Propagation – Saturday 16th September
CPH 06 Growing Media and Potting – Saturday 30th September
CPH07 Planting – Saturday 7th October
CPH08 Pruning and Training – Sunday 8th October
Revision Day – Saturday 28th October
Assessment – Saturday 4th November