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Beginners Gardening Course – Introduction

Are you looking to cultivate your green thumb but unsure where to start? Don’t worry; we’ve got you sorted with our new beginner gardening course. Covering everything from terminology to how to improve your soil, you’ll acquire all the knowledge you’ll need to transform your garden in only 30 days!

Why Have We Created this Course?

We understand that getting started as a newbie gardener can be intimidating. That’s why we’ve created this comprehensive course that seeks to provide a solid foundation for anyone interested in developing their gardening skills. Our goal is to help you navigate the fundamentals of gardening and allow you to feel confident in your ability to cultivate beautiful and healthy plants.

This course also coincides with National Gardening Month, which is even more of a reason for beginners (and even those with pre-existing knowledge) to learn new skills by taking this crash course.

Please Note: This is only the beginning! We plan to develop our course, so what you read in the coming days may be a little different if you decide to revisit it in a few months.

Who Created the Course?

Our course is delivered by a team of experienced and passionate gardening professionals who have dedicated their careers to helping people learn to love gardening. Our writers and presenters come from various backgrounds and bring with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of gardening, including plant care, soil health, pest management, and more.

Each of our presenters has years of hands-on experience and education in the field of gardening. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and helping others develop their green thumb. You can rest assured that you’ll be learning from the best of the best when undertaking this course.

What to Expect

This beginner gardening course is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of all things gardening. You’ll learn everything you need to start your gardening journey, from choosing the right plants for your space to maintaining healthy soil and managing pests.

Here’s a sneak peek of what learning outcomes you can expect from our course:

  1. An introduction to gardening tools and equipment
  2.  Understanding soil health and plant nutrition
  3.  Choosing the right plants for your space and climate
  4.  Watering, fertilising, and pruning techniques
  5.  Pest management and disease prevention
  6.  Tips for creating beautiful and functional garden designs


When does the course start?

We will publish course content from the 1st of April 2023 to coincide with National Gardening Month.

Who is the beginners’ gardening course designed for?

Our modules are designed for anyone interested in learning the gardening basics, regardless of their prior experience or knowledge.

How long does the course take to complete?

We will be posting new lessons each day in April, so keep an eye on our Knowledge Hub to stay up-to-date. You are free to follow along at your own pace, as we know that life can be a little unpredictable, so the modules will be here for you when you’re ready. You don’t even need to complete the lessons in order. So feel free to pick and choose which lessons you do in whatever order you wish.

Is there any additional support available for course participants?

Yes! Our gardening experts are available to answer any questions you may have throughout the course via email.

Where can I buy plants for equipment that have been featured in the course?

Whilst we will try our very best to add links to any and all plants and equipment featured in the course, we are human, so some may be missed. However, you can always shop our plants and garden supplies here.

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Our beginners gardening course is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to develop their green thumb. With a team of expert writers and presenters and a comprehensive curriculum, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need to create a beautiful, healthy garden. Subscribe to our newsletter today to hear when the first lesson is available!

Read Module 1 – Gardening Terminology here.

Updated on March 5, 2024

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