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13 weeks


8:1 teaching ratio


09 September - 09 December

courses start in January, April and September.

Tuition Hours

4 hours p/w



The Inchbald Certificate Design Your Own Garden leads you through the design process, inspiring ideas for your own scheme.

The course teaches a sense of spatial awareness and instils the confidence to select appropriate hard landscaping materials, planting, ornamentation and furnishing.

Course content

This course wil teach you to transform a visual brief into a usable garden design. You learn the skills necessary to complete an accurate survey, which is translated into a workable scale drawing.

From here you consider the garden's attributes, producing a site analysis and appraisal prior to embarking on the design process with hard and soft landscaping. Throughout the course, you will develop basic drawing and presentation skills and create a workable master plan complete with mood board and plant list.

Who is it aimed at?

Those interested to learn the skills required to design their own garden or outdoor living space.

Key info & fees

Part time: Online

  • There are no formal entry requirements. Students must be aged 18 or over. A good command of written and spoken English and basic computer skills are required.
  • Fees: £1,260 (£1,050 ex VAT).
  • 2024 course dates: 09 January - 29 April; 29 April - 29 July; 09 September - 09 December 2024

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