From one-day introductory courses to accredited Horticulture training, there are various options for increasing your knowledge of gardening and food growing in a more structured way. Many offer concessions discounts too.

Capital Growth

020 3559 6777

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Learn about urban food growing with hands-on sessions in community gardens across London with Captial Growth

Hackney Herbal

020 8616 0698

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Hackney Herbal run workshops and community courses in growing and using herbs, based in Hackney

Made in Hackney

020 8442 4266

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Made in Hackney host plant-based cookery classes and courses at their community kitchen in Hackney

OrganicLea Community Growers

020 8524 4994

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OrganicLea offer Level 1 and 2 City & Guilds Horticulture courses as well as volunteering placements and traineeships at their 12 acre market garden on the edge of Epping Forest in Chingford

Capel Manor College

0303 003 1234

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Range of full and part-time land-based courses, including RHS Horticulture courses (see below)

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

020 3176 5800

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Offer RHS accredited Horticulture courses at certain centres and also online for home study