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 Sparsholtâ€™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.
Click here for the the Sparsholt Plants Twitter account.
HE Horticulture Lecturer
“I have always been interested in plants and their arrangement and work closely with outside organisations, such as Plant Heritage, the RHS and the National Trust, to promote their use.”
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