Garden Design Principles for Beginners (online) - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This online course is open to anyone interested in learning more about basic principles of garden design with a view to making changes in their own garden or as a taster before taking the Intermediate Garden Design course or the accredited RHS Level 2 & 3 Horticulture courses.

This is a new course offered following some learner feedback. It is delivered by a qualified garden designer on our staff.

This course considers the underlying principles of garden design. It is a key element in the garden design process and during the course you will learn about the range of principles which make garden design work. It is designed to give you an understanding of the basics before moving on to actual design.

Assessment Methods

This is a non accredited course and includes no formal assessments.

Progression Options

There is the opportunity to progress to the practical Intermediate Garden Design course later in the year.

We also run a number of Horticulture courses including a City & Guilds Level 2 & 3 Horticulture as well as part-time RHS accredited courses in Horticulture at levels 2 & 3.

Course Summary

Course Title Garden Design Principles for Beginners (online)
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course excepting an enthusiasm to
learn more about garden design principles in the company of like-minded

Attendance Requirements One evening a week  for four weeks.
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Once I complete my course, my dream is to work for The National Trust or travel and find employment in gardens abroad. The course has helped me see all the opportunities available to me, so I feel confident my future looks bright.

India Moule

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