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Course Overview

The Garden Design course provides a comprehensive exploration of the art and science behind creating stunning and functional gardens. Discover the crucial role of a garden designer, understanding their responsibilities in transforming outdoor spaces into aesthetically pleasing and harmonious environments. Dive into the various components of garden design, from layout and structure to plant selection and material choices.

Gain insight into the essential tools and machinery used in garden design, learning how to effectively utilize them for landscaping and construction purposes. Explore costing and estimation techniques to develop accurate budgets and timelines for garden projects. Master the art of plant selection, understanding the principles of compatibility, seasonal considerations, and maintenance requirements. Access a comprehensive material guide to make informed choices about hardscaping elements, such as paving, fencing, and decorative features.

By the end of this course, you will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to create captivating garden designs, blend natural elements with architectural features, and transform outdoor spaces into havens of beauty and functionality.

Learning Outcomes

  • Work for yourself and be your own boss, making money doing what you really love!
  • Understanding of the role and responsibilities of a garden designer in creating visually appealing and functional outdoor spaces.
  • Knowledge of the key components of garden design, including layout, structure, and the use of plants and materials.
  • Familiarity with essential tools and machinery used in garden design and construction, enabling you to effectively execute landscaping projects.
  • Proficiency in costing and estimation techniques, allowing you to develop accurate budgets and timelines for garden designs.
  • Skill in selecting and incorporating plants based on their compatibility, seasonal considerations, and maintenance requirements.
  • Ability to make informed choices about materials used in garden design, including paving, fencing, and decorative features.
  • Competence in creating harmonious and well-balanced garden designs that blend natural elements with architectural features.
  • Application of acquired knowledge to transform outdoor spaces into visually stunning and functional gardens.

Who is this Gardening - Garden Design course for?

This course is designed for anyone seeking to expand their knowledge and skills in Gardening. Whether you are a beginner or have some background in the subject, this course provides valuable insights and practical applications to enhance your expertise and advance your personal or professional goals.

Why Should You Choose this Course
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After completing all the modules of the course, your learning will be assessed by an automated multiple choice question exam. You can participate in the Mock Exam prior to commence the course completion Final Exam.


This Gardening - Garden Design course is available for all students, regardless of any academic background. No experience or qualification is required. This course is compatible with any kind of device. You will get the same experience in learning whether you are using Windows, Mac, a smartphone, or tablet. You can access the course materials with any kind of connection, from anywhere, without any limitation.

Career Path

After completing the Gardening - Garden Design course, you will have an array of exciting career paths in the world of landscape design and horticulture. Enter the field as a professional garden designer, creating captivating outdoor spaces for residential or commercial clients. Explore opportunities as a landscape architect, working on larger-scale projects that blend nature and architecture. Alternatively, you may pursue a career as a garden consultant, offering expert advice on garden design and plant selection. Nurseries and garden centers also seek skilled professionals to assist customers with garden design and landscaping solutions. With your expertise in garden design, you can embark on a rewarding career, transforming landscapes into beautiful and functional works of art.


Once you’ve successfully completed this course, you can obtain the Digital (PDF) Certificate for only £4.99. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post for only £9.99 (FREE POSTAGE). With these affordable pricing on certificates, we’re also offering the PDF Transcript for £2.99. Also, you can have your printed transcript delivered by post for only £7.99 (FREE POSTAGE). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Garden Design
Introduction to Garden Design 00:24:00
Module 02: The Role of the Garden Designer
The Role of the Garden Designer 00:19:00
Module 03: The Basic Principles of Garden Design
The Basic Principles of Garden Design 00:39:00
Module 04: Components of Garden Design
Components of Garden Design 00:41:00
Module 05: Garden Design Process
Garden Design Process 00:40:00
Module 06: Designing a Rain Garden
Designing a Rain Garden 00:24:00
Module 07: Essential Tools & Machinery
Essential Tools & Machinery 00:32:00
Module 08: Plant Selection and Material Guide
Plant Selection and Material Guide 00:50:00
Module 09: Garden Maintenance
Garden Maintenance 00:34:00
Module 10: Costing and Estimation
Costing and estimation 00:21:00


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