Garden visits, planting design and plans

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What better than to spend Monday morning visiting gardens and gaining inspiration and enjoyment from some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. The gardens are local (within an hour of Plumpton College) and will include Sissinghurst, and others. Where possible the owner or head gardener will act as our guide.

Course reference: GDP002

Entry Requirements:

Dates & Location:

23rd April 2018 – 9th July 2018

Main site

This course runs on Monday 09.30 - 12.30



10% discount is offered to anyone who has attended Garden Design Two.

20% discount is offered to anyone who has attended Garden Design One & Two.

To receive these discounts please select this option at checkout and quote your student reference number. 


Our horticulture facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for developing your creativity. Whether indoors or outdoors, you’ll be able to build your skills in an excellent environment.

  • Discover our extensively planted areas on-site at Plumpton

As you build your knowledge, you’ll be able to gain a wide experience of being able to identify and maintain different plants.

  • Experience our endangered plant collections at first hand

You’ll be able to experience our Black Poplars and National collection of Hebes, in addition to our endangered plant network connection with Kew Gardens.

  • Grow plants all year round here

We’ve got an excellent large area under glass where you’ll be able to grow plants without the risk of the weather, up to a commercial level.

  • Build even more skills at Plumpton

You’ll be able to develop your brickwork skills and paving at our large landscaping centre.

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