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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 (Thursdays); Level 2  Ryton (Friday am or Saturday pm); places starting in Jan ’15. For Level 3  Practical we have some places at both centres for a January start.

NEW at Ryton: Friday afternoons starting in January, 'Propagation through the year',  a series of practical masterclasses; NEW at North Moreton: fruit pruning workshop in January, short course on garden design  running again in 2015.  ENQUIRIES: use the CONTACT US  link above or call 07544 512501.