What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge.

This popular course, delivered at Melbourne's historic Burnley Gardens, has been running for over two decades. It's helped hundreds of budding gardeners and horticulturalists to cultivate gardens that are resilient to the impacts of climate change and urbanisation.

Discovering Horticulture will nurture your love for gardening while learning from expert horticulturists in a unique environment.

Keep a healthy garden

Learn about attaining a healthy soil, the role of mulch, pots, water and nutrition, as well as how to care for trees and shrubs.

Identify and propagate plants

Learn about plant identification, and plant propagation. Also gain an understanding of annuals, bulbs and perennials.

Plant in challenging conditions

Learn which plants are best suited to a dry garden.

For a full list of topics, see the course details below.


For individuals

To take Discovering Horticulture as a stand-alone course, you'll pay the normal price.

$925.60 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to pay by invoice.

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Registration closes Mar 7, 2023


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14 March – 30 May 2023

Registration closes Mar 7, 2023

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