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What Will I Learn?

Learn to produce remarkable container plants that can and bring life to many plain environments
Learn how to produce and enjoy non-stop color throughout the seasons
Understand how any plant which you like could be planted effectively in a container
Discover the ability to create colorful garden containers
Learn to utilize your landscaping space effectively so that they can be used to keep plant containers
Learn to get creative with pot-based plant designs, creating new and interesting ornamental container spaces and utilizing differently shaped containers

Learn spectacular container gardening

This easy-to-follow, highly creative, yet simple course provides a wealth of tips and techniques that can be used to produce fabulous container plants that can adorn and bring to life even the plainest environments. Learn how to produce and enjoy non-stop colour all season long with this enjoyable Mastering Container Gardening course from Global Edulink, one of the UK’s leading online training providers.

No matter what you prefer to plant – flowers, vegetables, trees, shrubs – you can plant a version of it in a container garden. Here is your chance to discover how to create colourful garden containers, from hanging baskets to planters and window boxes for every spot in your landscape. By learning about container gardening, you’ll uncover how to brighten shady spots and successfully grow delicious vegetables in container gardens.

Get creative with pot-based plant designs, or create new and interesting edible or ornamental container spaces of varying shapes and sizes, which incorporates indoor or outdoor living. Examine small to large container planting, as well as seasonal changes.

Whether your interests lie in your own private gardening, or you are looking to advance to a more professional level, consider how much you could learn and the valuable return on your investment you could achieve from this training programme.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

Who is it for?

  • Amateur or professional gardeners.

Entry Requirements

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, some prior gardening experience would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Benefits you will gain:

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Mastering Container Gardening

Career Path

This qualification would benefit the following:

  • Professional Gardener
  • Carer
  • Garden Centre Assistant
  • Caretaker
  • Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Officer
  • Farm Assistant
  • Florist

Course Curriculum

1. container gardening using the thriller, filler and spiller
Container Gardening using The Thriller, Filler and Spiller 00:31:00
2. how to create a new space - edibles and ornamentals and vertical spaces and shade designs
How to create a New Space – Edibles and Ornamentals 00:29:00
Identifying Unusual Pots, Vertical Spaces and Shade Designs 00:26:00
3. growing grasses to trees in containers
Growing Grasses to Trees in Containers 00:28:00
4. special features of indoor and outdoor living areas
Special Features and Outdoor Living Areas 00:31:00
Indoor Gardens and Cool Season Changes 00:30:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: Mastering Container Gardening 00:35:00
final exam
Exam: Mastering Container Gardening 00:35:00
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