“Sparsholt had been on my radar for many years – it has a reputation for being a leader in the field and I wanted to learn from the best."Lou, Level 3 Horticulture
Our industry links are excellent – from Marshalls, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer, to the RHS and the Chartered Institute of Horticulture – so if you’re looking to enter the thriving horticulture industry, studying at Sparsholt will help you get ahead.
With a national reputation for excellence in horticulture and garden design, Sparsholt will provide you with the valuable knowledge and training to launch you directly into the industry or higher study at university. Our expert teaching team is renowned within the industry, regularly winning Gold and Silver Medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Your new skills and qualification are also highly regarded across the world – horticulturists aged under 30 receive maximum points to apply for emigration to Australia or New Zealand.
“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. Since 1998 I have coordinated the College’s display for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, winning nine Gold medals and six ‘Best in Category’ awards.”