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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$599.00

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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From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

Learn to grow Australian Bush Foods (Bush Tucker Plants) in this online course Learn about identifying, growing and using Australian Indigenous Plants for Food.  This is a growing horticultural area with many bush foods that are edible becoming very high demand throughout the world.   Course Outline: Introduction Scope Is it Edible Native Plants to be Cautious [...]

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Home Study Australian Ferns Course Online If you’re in horticulture or just have a shady garden, learn which ferns occur naturally in Australia, how to identify them, where to obtain accurate information on them, how to propagate them, growing and using ferns in baskets, terrariums, and landscapes.

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Berry Production Course Online If you are interested in growing berries as a crop either commercially or for your own use or small business this course is perfect for you.   You will learn about different berry varieties, cropping techniques, weed control and much more. Learn to care, propagate and cultivate berries. Study in your own [...]

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Introductory Course in Plant Biochemistry study the biochemistry of plants learn about lipids, proteins and enzymes; nitrogen and the nitrogen cycle, photosynthesis and respiration in plants, transpiration and assimilation, pH, chemical analysis improve understanding of biochemistry applications Having not finished high school myself and never studied biochemistry my confidence is a little low but the encouragement I am [...]

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Distance Learning Hydroponics Course “A detailed introduction to hydroponics” Develop a sound understanding of the theory and practice of hydroponics. This is a serious grounding for working in the hydroponic industry and concentrates on the horticulturally valuable crops, such as cut flowers and vegetables.

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Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing Course Online Learn the processes required to tap into the commercial organic vegetable market; this extensive course provides a wealth of knowledge and practical skills and shows you how to market your produce. Organic vegetables are crops with a future. Learn all aspects of organic vegetable production. 100 hour self paced course [...]

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Online Course Commercial Vegetable Growing Develop skills and knowledge required for commercial vegetable production, including a variety of production methods. This is a very sound 100 hour foundation course in general vegetable production. Study commercial vegetable production for improved crops and job prospects. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Understand production [...]

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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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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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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 If you love gardening then don’t miss this fascinating course on Garden History.  Not only will you learn about garden history but you will also gain  a wonderful foundation for improving your garden design skills. This is a course for not only students of garden design, but also practicing [...]

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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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  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.

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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 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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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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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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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 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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Home Study Interior Plants Course “Learn to successfully grown indoor plants” This is a course equally applicable to the professional interior plant-scaper or the home owner (or interior decorator) who aspires to achieve the very best results with their indoor plants. Course Outline: Introduction Plant Naming and pronunciation Review of indoor plant families Resources Indoor [...]

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  Home Study Basic Herbs Course An excellent introductory course to herbs. Learn to grow herbs effectively. Study different varieties of herbs. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Learn from experts in their field. “An introductory course for the beginner ? you will gain a good grasp of basic herb growing [...]

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DISTANCE EDUCATION – GARDEN IRRIGATION COURSE SAVE TIME and MONEY by GETTING IT RIGHT 1st TIME Correct watering is an essential part of garden maintenance, particular for large established gardens.

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Distance Learning Landscape Design Course An introduction to the concepts of landscape design Learn to design a garden, and will have a foundation for further studies in specific areas of landscape design, development or management. Learn the principles that underpin all design. See how garden styles have evolved over the centuries, and broaden your understanding of how to use different garden [...]

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