Horticulture distance learning

Hands-on, online courses for gardeners and professionals

All our permaculture, gardening and botanical illustration courses feature practical, hands-on activities because we believe learning by doing is key to any successful online horticulture course. These are non-accredited courses for non-matriculated adult learners, which culminate in a certificate of participation (not a degree or certification).  Participants register for enjoyment, to strengthen a skill set, or to inform new directions in their lives. 

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Permaculture Courses

This six-week online course provides an opportunity for you to build your knowledge about permaculture and ecological design.

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This six-week online course provides an opportunity for you to further your knowledge about permaculture and ecological design.

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This online course provides an opportunity for you to apply your knowledge about permaculture and ecological design.

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Botanical illustration

This six-week online course for beginners teaches you how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and many visual examples focusing on line drawing.

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This six-week online course encourages your discovery of plants and interest in the plant world by introducing color to your botanical illustration repertoire. 

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This six-week online course builds on your previous experience and helps you further your technical proficiency using various art media, culminating in the development of a portfolio.

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Gardening

Organic Gardening

This six-week online course will help new gardeners learn the basics and feel comfortable getting started with organic practices while offering more experienced gardeners the opportunity to expand their knowledge. 

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In this six-week online course, you will study and experiment with basic design techniques while designing your own garden.

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