Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Certificate in Practical Horticulture
at Glasgow Botanic Gardens
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.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions on previous courses there is currently a longer waiting list than usual.
Places for new applicants are not likely to become available until 2023. Please fill in an application form if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
Please note the course fees will increase in August 2022 from £500 to £550.
For further enquiries about the Glasgow CPH please email: email@example.com
You can access module information in the handbook below.
Spring course dates 2022
CPH01 Looking at Plants – Saturday 19th March
CPH02 Soil Care – Saturday 26th March
CPH03 Feeding and Watering – Saturday 2nd April
CPH04 Seed Propagation – Saturday 9th April
CPH05 Vegetative Propagation – Saturday 7th May
CPH 06 Growing Media and Potting – Saturday 14th May
CPH07 Planting – Saturday 21st May
CPH08 Pruning and Training – Saturday 28th May
Revision Day – Sunday 29th May
Assessment – Saturday 11th June
CPH01 Looking at Plants – Saturday 20th August
CPH02 Soil Care – Saturday 27th August
CPH03 Feeding and Watering – Saturday 3rd September
CPH04 Seed Propagation – Saturday 10th September
CPH05 Vegetative Propagation – Saturday 17th September
CPH 06 Growing Media and Potting – Saturday 1st October
CPH07 Planting – Saturday 8th October
CPH08 Pruning and Training – Saturday 15th October
Revision Day – Saturday 29th October
Assessment – Saturday 5th November