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Certificate in Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance

RHS Level 2: Theory Course

L2 Garden Planning Cert

Course content:

  • Garden features, plant selection and planning
  • Choice, establishment and maintenance of garden plants and lawnshoice
  • Production of outdoor vegetables and fruit
  • Protected environments and their use in plant cultivation


Distance learning: please see the Distance Learning leaflet for details of how the course works.

You can study individual units, or enrol for the complete Certificate.

Each of the four units is assessed by a short written examination set by the RHS in February and June each year.

There is no compulsory course work, but you will be given the opportunity to try sample examination questions if you are going take the examination.

Achievement: When you have passed exams in all the units, the RHS will award a L2 Certificate in Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance.

Note: If you have opted not to undertake the examinations for either course but work through all the exercises and practice questions we will issue a certificate of attendance.

RHS Practical courses:Level 2 North Moreton (Thursday, starting Sept) one place; Ryton  (NEW COURSE Friday am starting Sept) 6 places;  and 1 place for Saturday pm (Sept) , 3 places starting in Jan ’15. For Level 3 (from September) we have some places at both centres. 

RHS THeory courses:(Ryton, starting September) Saturdays, level 2 Plant Growth morning; Level 3 Garden Planning afternoon. NEW on Friday afternoon at Ryton 'Propagation through the year', practical masterclasses; and fruit pruning days, short course on garden design at North Moreton.    Booking: 07544 512501