Online Gardening & Horticulture Courses

Study online horticulture courses with CourseStream because we give you the flexibility you need and the prices you want. Learn with our qualified and experienced tutors to get your gardening certificate while you study at home. Choose from a wide range of gardening and horticulture courses online below. Remember our courses are:


  • self paced, online courses
  • study at home
  • affordable, payment plans available.

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Study Acacias and Wattles Horticulture Course “Learn about care and commercial growing of Acacias” In this course you will learn about the identification, botany, and culture (planting, watering, feeding, propagation) of the wattles. Around 50 species are studied in detail. You also learn about the commercial uses of Acacias as building materials, food plants, for [...]

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Why Study this Australian Bush Foods Course? If you want to grow, cultivate or use bush tucker plants to flavor foods and beverages, then this course was made for you! This online Australian bush foods course will teach you that and more, such as identifying bush tucker plants accurately, how to harvest it from the [...]

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Why Study this Australian Fern Course? If you want to learn about Australia’s native ferns, this course is the one you’re looking for! This online Australian fern course will give you an understanding of what conditions are needed for ferns to grow, what kind of methods for propagating are used, and what uses are ferns [...]

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From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

Why Study this Berry Production Course? This online berry production course will give you the knowledge you need whether you’re still starting or already have a background in berry production. This course will give you the needed skills and abilities to determine what fruit variety is suited for a certain environment, to propagate based on [...]

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Why Study this Commercial Hydroponics Course? If you’re looking to grow plants using a hydroponic system, this course suits your needs! This online commercial hydroponics course will teach you how to grow plants, the nutrients they need, the horticultural techniques used, the different suitable hydroponics system, the skills to produce a hydroponic crop, and the [...]

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Why Study this Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing Course? If you want to produce organic vegetable commercially, this course may be the one you are looking for! This online commercial organic vegetable growing course will help you develop knowledge on cultivating and planting, properties of soil and the techniques to manage it, the different major varieties [...]

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Why Study this Commercial Vegetable Production Course? If you want to produce vegetable commercially, search no more! This is exactly the course you are looking for! This online commercial vegetable production course will help you gain skills and knowledge to start a farming enterprise, such as the cultural practices for vegetable production, the way to [...]

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$599.00

Learn to design and grow beautiful cottage gardens in this online course! In this 100 hr course you will learn what a cottage garden is, and how to apply the principles of this concept to garden design and garden renovation. Discover  the History of Cottage Gardens, Planting Design for Cottage Gardens, Features and Components of Cottage Gardens [...]

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CROP GROWING COURSE ONLINE – NUTS, FRUITS, BERRIES, HERBS, VEGETABLES & CUT FLOWERS LEARN TO GROW CROPS SUCCESSFULLY OUTDOORS Learn about site & crop selection, soil management, cut flowers, vegetables, berries, nuts, herbs, tree fruits, other crops, managing a market garden and more.  This course provides a thorough knowledge framework in outdoor production of outdoor plants [...]

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$599.00

Take this Culinary Herbs Course Online to learn to grow and use herbs everyday! When you study this culinary herbs course online you will learn how to identify and successfully grow dozens of common and uncommon edible herbs. Develop your skills and experience the delights of cooking adventurous new recipes with herbs. Learn drying and [...]

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Study Cut Flower Bulbs Course Online to learn to grow bulbs for the cut flower trade. Whether you just love bulb flowers or already work in the industry, cut flower bulbs will help you improve their knowledge in this area of horticulture. Improve your job prospects or produce better cut flower bulbs. 100 hours Study with [...]

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$599.00

Online Cut Flower Orchids Course Understand how to produce orchids for the cut flower trade. Learn more about this beautiful flower and its production. Study in your own time at your own pace. Learn from our highly experienced and knowledgeable tutors. This specialist course is aimed at those that would love to work in the [...]

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Cut Flower Production Online Course This diverse course introduces you to the fundamental knowledge required to set up your own cut flower business or to work in this exciting field. The cut flower trade is an expanding industry and well worth investing time and energy into. Study in your own time at your own pace. [...]

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Study Eucalyptus Course Online In this course you will learn to identify and grow hundreds of different Eucalyptus plants. This is a comprehensive foundation course on the genus Eucalyptus, covering identification, culture (propagation, soils, landscape uses, feeding), and uses. Throughout the course you build both a knowledge of the group as a whole, and of [...]

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Online Course Fruit Production In Temperate Climates Learn to grow cool climate fruits including  apples, pears, peaches, plums, citrus, berries, citrus and nuts.   If you are working in fruit production, want to start an orchard, renovate an existing orchard or are just interested in growing fruit, this course is for you. An essential introduction to the [...]

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Tropical Fruit Production Course Online Fruit growing in tropical and sub-tropical climates This tropical fruit production course is similar to the temperate fruit course, but adapted to cover tropical and sub-tropical conditions. The course includes sections on Avocados, Pineapples, Macadamias, Paw Paws and Cashews.  If you’re dreaming of a tree change to a tropical fruit [...]

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Study this Garden History Course Online An understanding of garden history can provide a wonderful foundation for improving your garden design skills. This garden history course is not only for students of garden design, but also for practicing professional designers, and horticulturists who wish to broaden their understanding of gardens across many countries and over [...]

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Study this Garden Maintenance Course online and become an effective gardener In this online garden maintenance course you will learn effective design and management of a garden.  Learn to have a healthy garden all year round.  Proper garden maintenance will save you time and money. Learn how with this course. Understand the shortcuts to have a good [...]

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$599.00

  Home Study Course Greenhouse Cut Flowers ?Learn how you can extend the growing season by expanding your cut flower range and supplying markets year-round. This is a diverse course for the serious grower.? – Gavin Cole B.Sc., Psych.Cert., Cert.Garden Design, MACA, ACS Tutor. Select your crop: and use appropriate equipment and techniques to get a [...]

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Carnations Distance Learning Course “Study the different methods of growing and harvesting carnations” A serious course equally valuable to the home enthusiast or the commercial cut flower grower. You learn about growing quality carnations (planting, watering, pest & disease control, fertilizing), different ways of growing them (e.g. as row crops in soil, in hydroponics, in [...]

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Home Study Grevllea Growing Course Develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of Grevilleas in different situations. Grevilleas are a wide group of plants, all but seven species coming from Australia. They are widespread across Australia, occurring in both cool temperate, and hot tropical climates. There are around 250 species. About half of [...]

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  Growing Iris Home Study Course “A detailed course for identifying, growing and harvesting irises” This is a valuable course for anyone with a serious interest in irises either as a commercial grower or an enthusiastic home collector.   Course Outline There are 8 lessons in this course: Introduction Review of the system of plant [...]

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$599.00

Distance Learning Grow Lavender Course   Learn from industry experts- our tutors! Study in your own time and at your own pace. Understand how to grow lavender well. A great course for anyone interested in growing lavender for personal and commercial reasons. “Everyone loves lavender! This course is aimed at those you are looking to [...]

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  Distance Learning Palms and Cyads Course “Identify and propagate palms and cycads.  Learn about commercial applications” Throughout this course you will learn to distinguish between the characteristics of different types of palms and cycads. This is a course for amateurs and professionals; plant collectors and breeders, nurserymen, botanists, landscapers, gardeners and horticulturists. Palms can be [...]

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Home Study Perennials Course This course will give you the opportunity to become an expert in this field. Perennials are gaining popularity – many are dry garden tolerant and as a result many people are showing an interest in growing and learning about such a diverse range of plant species. A great fully rounded course [...]

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Home Study Proteas Course “Grow this stunning plant! Learn how to achieve top quality blooms” Learn where and how to grow one of the most stunning groups of plants in the world. With the right cultural techniques (e.g. proper drainage, soil treatments, irrigation methods, feeding, pruning, weed control), you can achieve top quality, large blooms [...]

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    Home Study Roses Course “Roses from their history through to greenhouse growing ? this course is designed equally for the rose enthusiast or the serious grower. A fabulous course for those looking for all the information they need in one package.” Who is this Course For? Horticulturists, Gardeners, Cut Flower Growers, Landscapers, Nurserymen, [...]

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$599.00

Distance Learning Herb Culture Course   Understand herb growth and herb culture. A useful course for the enthusiastic amateur or someone wanting to set up their own business. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Learn with industry experts ? our tutors!   “If you want to gain a very solid understanding [...]

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$599.00

Distance Learning Fruit Growing at Home Course “Learn how to grow fresh fruits at home” Study the principles and theory of growing fruit at home. Learn from experts in the field ? our tutors! Study in your own home and at your own pace.   To pick and eat fruit from your own garden is [...]

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Distance Learning Home Garden Expert Course “An advanced course in home gardening” For anyone who wants to become an expert in their own garden. Study in your own home and at your own pace. Learn from our highly qualified and experienced tutors. This is a blue ribbon course aimed at garden enthusiasts who want the [...]

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$599.00

Study at Home Hydroponics “Grow plants without soil in your own home!” A great beginner?s course for those wanting to learn about hydroponics. Designed specifically for those wanting to use hydroponics at home. Learn the theory behind hydroponic culture. Set up your own practical hydroponic system.

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$599.00

Distance Learning Propation at Home Course “Save Money by Propagating your own Garden Plants at Home”. A starter course for students with no previous experience of propagation. Covers all aspects of propagating plants. Develop knowledge of starting and running your own propagation nursery. Learn about seed, cuttings, grafting, division, layering, materials and equipment. Learn all [...]

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Home Study Vegetable Growing Course “Learn how to make your own vegetable garden at home”   Study vegetable growing in your own home. Learn supported by our expert tutors. Understand the principles of growing vegetables at home. Learn how to get a healthy crop.   Watching plants grow from seed to harvest and knowing that [...]

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Start here if you want to learn about Horticulture Gain a broad technical grounding in horticultural principles and practice. The ideal course for the beginner, this is a basic, yet thoroughly practical course. A section of each lesson involves plant identification. This subject has been written to teach horticulture in a way that is relevant to [...]

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Distance Learning Plant Knowledge Horticultural Course “This course focuses on the identification, care and use of plants”. Understand differences in plant appearance. Understand cultural requirements. Learn to identify, care and use plants in a systematic way. A natural progression from Horticulture I, but can be taken in its own right. All tutors are highly experienced [...]

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$599.00

Distance Learning Plant Health Course “This advanced course specialises in care of plant health”. Understand plant health. Identify health problems in plants and techniques to control for those problems.  

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