Horticulture

Introduction

Course Title: Garden History in Today’s Garden
Course Code: HR165

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time



Aimed at garden and landscape enthusiasts, this series of lectures will be delivered by Nigel Hewish, Head Gardener of the Kingston Maurward College listed gardens and landscape.

The course will provide an introduction to garden history and highlight the relevance to contemporary gardens. Students will have full access to the KMC gardens and be encouraged to visit all parts of them.

Overview

Qualification

College Certificate

Course Content

The European influence on British gardens and landscapes
English gardens in the 18th Century
The Arts and Crafts movement in early 20th Century gardens
Modern interpretation of historical influences

Entry Requirements

An interest in gardens and landscapes Minimum age of 16 years.

Next Steps

RHS suite of courses Introduction to Garden Design (HR146) Kingston Maurward Advanced Garden Design Diploma (HR159) KMC have further historical gardens courses planned