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The Landscaping and Gardening course provides an in-depth understanding of the principles and practices involved in designing, creating, and maintaining beautiful and functional outdoor spaces. Participants will learn about landscape design, plant selection, soil management, irrigation systems, and sustainable gardening practices. The course combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills to help students create aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly landscapes.

Who Can Take This Course?

  • Aspiring landscape designers and gardeners.
  • Homeowners and hobbyists interested in improving their gardening skills.
  • Professionals in the horticulture and landscaping industry.
  • Anyone with a passion for creating and maintaining outdoor spaces.


  • Understand the principles of landscape design and planning.
  • Develop skills in plant selection and garden layout.
  • Learn about soil management, irrigation, and pest control.
  • Implement sustainable gardening practices.
  • Gain practical experience in creating and maintaining various types of gardens.


Basic understanding of gardening concepts is helpful but not required.No prior experience in landscaping or gardening is necessary.

Week 1: Introduction to Landscaping and Gardening

  • Overview of landscaping and gardening.
  • Principles of landscape design.
  • Planning and designing outdoor spaces.
  • Introduction to different garden styles and themes.

Week 2: Site Analysis and Landscape Planning

  • Conducting a site analysis.
  • Assessing soil, climate, and topography.
  • Creating a base map and conceptual design.
  • Planning for sustainability and environmental impact.

Week 3: Plant Selection and Garden Layout

  • Choosing the right plants for different environments.
  • Understanding plant characteristics and growth requirements.
  • Designing garden layouts and planting schemes.
  • Companion planting and plant combinations.

Week 4: Soil Management and Preparation

  • Soil types and soil health.
  • Soil testing and analysis.
  • Soil preparation and improvement techniques.
  • Organic soil amendments and fertilizers.

Week 5: Irrigation Systems and Water Management

  • Designing and installing irrigation systems.
  • Water conservation and efficient irrigation practices.
  • Drip irrigation and rainwater harvesting.
  • Troubleshooting irrigation issues.

Week 6: Garden Maintenance and Sustainable Practices

  • Seasonal garden maintenance tasks.
  • Pest and disease management.
  • Sustainable gardening practices.
  • Composting and organic gardening techniques.

Week 7: Hardscaping Elements

  • Introduction to hardscaping elements (paths, patios, walls).
  • Designing and building hardscaping features.
  • Integrating hardscaping with plantings.
  • Safety considerations in garden construction.

Week 8: Garden Structures and Features

  • Designing and building garden structures (trellises, pergolas).
  • Creating focal points and garden features.
  • Using lighting in the landscape.
  • Incorporating art and decor into the garden.

Week 9: Specialized Gardens

  • Designing specialty gardens (rock gardens, water gardens, butterfly gardens).
  • Creating edible landscapes and kitchen gardens.
  • Xeriscaping and low-water gardens.
  • Wildlife-friendly and pollinator gardens.

Week 10: Landscape Design Software and Tools

  • Introduction to landscape design software.
  • Using software for garden planning and visualization.
  • Overview of essential gardening tools and equipment.
  • Techniques for accurate measuring and layout.

Week 11: Advanced Plant Care

  • Pruning techniques for various plants.
  • Propagation methods (seeds, cuttings, grafting).
  • Understanding plant diseases and treatments.
  • Enhancing plant health with proper care.

Week 12: Environmental and Climate Considerations

  • Adapting gardens to different climates.
  • Designing for microclimates.
  • Managing environmental challenges (drought, frost, pests).
  • Climate-resilient landscaping strategies.

Week 13: Urban Gardening and Container Gardens

  • Designing and maintaining container gardens.
  • Urban gardening techniques for small spaces.
  • Vertical gardening and green walls.
  • Community gardens and shared spaces.

Week 14: Project Planning and Implementation

  • Developing a landscape design project plan.
  • Budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Project timelines and scheduling.
  • Managing garden installation and construction.

Week 15: Final Project and Presentation

  • Developing a comprehensive landscape design plan for a real-world project.
  • Implementing design principles and practical skills.
  • Presenting the final project and receiving feedback.
  • Discussion of career opportunities and further learning.
  • Comprehensive Coverage: Encompasses all key aspects of landscaping and gardening, from design to maintenance.
  • Hands-On Practice: Practical exercises and projects to build hands-on experience in garden creation and care.
  • Design Skills: Focus on landscape design principles and using design software for planning.
  • Plant Knowledge: Detailed guidance on plant selection, soil management, and sustainable practices.
  • Maintenance Techniques: Training in garden maintenance, pest control, and efficient irrigation.
  • Hardscaping and Structures: Skills in designing and constructing hardscaping elements and garden structures.
  • Specialized Gardens: Insights into creating specialized gardens and incorporating unique features.
  • Real-World Application: Final project allows participants to apply learned concepts to a real-world landscape design.

About this Course

  • Duration 15 Weeks
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Level Beginner
  • Price  900,000 850,000

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