Caley Master Gardener
Whilst expressions of interest are welcome, the next course will not run until the development works at Saughton have been completed.
The Caledonian Master Gardener Programme is an innovative training and accreditation programme for Scottish gardeners with an interest and commitment to the promotion of gardening skills and horticultural knowledge through volunteering. The programme is led by the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society with the support of others. The Caledonian Master Gardener Programme consists of fourteen class based modules, including soil science, botany, pruning and propagation conducted by industry professionals, plus 60 hours of approved volunteer activities. This programme is unique to Scotland. Every Trainee Master Gardener will have the opportunity to experience a range of different horticultural settings: an urban setting, horticulture within a Zoo, a botanic garden and a successful specialist retail nursery. Costs are being kept to a minimum: Non refundable application £5; Course cost: £400 (10 x £41.50 if paid by standing order)