The courses at Riseholme College cater for both amateur gardeners and those who want a career in professional horticulture. 

Traditional techniques are combined with the latest technological developments and you will be given the opportunity to establish, maintain and manage plants, design gardens and construct garden features using a variety of plants and diverse materials. The College also has close links with local employers to provide access to gardens, parks, garden centres and other horticultural business to further develop your skills and experience.
Pippa Snowden

Pippa Snowden

BTEC Level Three in Horticulture

Student Profile

While studying garden design, Pippa was given the chance ot enter a garden into the Harrogate Flower Show - the premier horticultural show in the north. Working alongside other students from the College, Pippa teamed up with a local charity to develop the garden.