Founded by three of the UK’s leading garden professionals the College offers a flexible programme of full time and short courses to support your garden design career. Our one year Garden Design Diploma programme is the first garden design course aimed at providing a master class every day for its students and our six-month Planting Design Diploma is unique to LCGD.
The Garden Design Diploma is led by Andrew Wilson, widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading garden design lecturers, who has been at the forefront of garden design teaching in the UK and overseas, for over 20 years. Our Planting Design Diploma is led by Andrew Fisher Tomlin, a Chartered Horticulturist but also known for his planting design for prestigious projects. We take a fresh approach to our garden design courses, making sure that you get carefully targeted professional skills. As well as core design and plant skills we provide intensive business and construction teaching led by practicing professionals so that students can launch successful businesses as soon as they graduate.