Offered in partnership with Continuing Education at George Brown College, this certificate, for both beginners and avid gardeners, takes a practical approach to gardens and landscapes. Working horticulturists help students build the skills needed to design, install and maintain gardens in Ontario. Some courses offer field trips.
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PLANTING NEW ROOTS
Garden Design Certificate Graduate George Brown helps make garden designer’s new career a natural fit
Ian Hollingbery has always had a green thumb. Through George Brown College’s Garden Design Certificate, he’s turned a lasting passion for gardening into a new career path. Ian didn’t wait until retirement to pursue his true love; he left behind a corporate financial career for a rewarding day’s work outdoors.
“I said, ’There’s got to be something better and richer in life,’ and I always had a love of gardening,” he recalls. “My grandparents and parents were always out in the garden, and I was always helping them.” Read on…