Our Higher Education Horticulture students are involved in various projects, putting their skills to valuable use and gaining experience that will boost their prospects. From memorial gardens to bringing an opera experience to life...
Our courses were developed to meet the needs of the Horticulture industry, reflecting Sparsholt’s experience and reputation in the sector. Links with leading organisations as well as innovative projects with companies such as Huhtamaki, a world-leading producer of compostable packaging, ensure students graduate with relevant, hands-on experience as well as technical expertise.
Sparsholt staff are active on a local and national level, with expert profiles in areas from English apple varieties to garden design, and have a regular presence at key industry events.
Overall satisfaction with Horticulture courses (NSS 2014)
Home to the GQT Garden and Potting Shed
FdSc Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design Degree
Expert Staff - from Apple Varieties to Garden Design
Five hectares dedicated to horticultural practice; Landscaped gardens, lawns and decorative beds; Multi-bay production polytunnels; Garden design studio; Small fruit orchard; Tropical glasshouses; Turf management; Drawing studio; Ornamental grounds; Wide variety of plants for identification and analysis