DESIGNING GARDENS
FOR LIFE...

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EDUCATE WITH PASSION
EMPOWER WITH KNOWLEDGE

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TOMORROW
CAN BE TODAY!

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THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE
FUTURE, IS TO PLAN IT!

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WELCOME. IRENE SCHOOL OF GARDEN DESIGN

Designing Gardens for Life...

The Irene School of Garden Design is a leader in garden design education. We offer a variety of course options to encompass the needs of prospective students, garden enthusiasts, designers and landscapers. Irene School of Garden Design is the only school offering part time, full time and short courses for garden design in South Africa. We believe that the courses we offer will appeal to people ranging from the garden enthusiast to the entrepreneur and our courses are presented in an enjoyable and educational milieu to help you achieve the pinnacle of success.

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  • I am not a robot… Thank the heavens!
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    A recent survey by the Business Insider revealed that our world will dramatically change over the next ten years as robots and clever computer programming will replace the workforce. The relieving and inspiring news is that people in the design industries will virtually and excuse the pun, be unaffected. Especially Garden and Landscape Design will once again thrive due to its fragile connectedness with ecology, and nature. What is so astonishing is that the careers most at risk are the ones that seems to pay excessively well and feel like a safe bet.
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  • What does a Landscape Designer and Landscape Architect do?
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    It is crucial to state that South Africa is not delivering enough Landscape designers, credible Landscape Installers and Landscape Architects. In this article the Irene School of Garden Design will try to briefly demystify in layman’s terms what all this means, as well as indicate ways of getting there.
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  • Water Wise Gardening
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    Water Wise Gardening Count every drop, because every drop counts… For many of us the recent drought forced us to look at how we garden differently. Our office had such an overwhelming amount of requests for more information and tips that we thought it helpful to publish a bit of background information as well guidelines for water wise gardening. Contrary Continue Reading
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  • 5 reasons why you should have a garden
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    The 5 reasons why you should have a garden include the following: Less allergies and dust - A recent UK study revealed that just 5 trees around your house can reduce dust and allergens in your home by up to 30% if the right trees are chosen. This is great news for people who despise dust. Swabs and samples were taken from all static electronic devices in 5 homes before and after trees were temporarily placed around the homes, and revealed that after 2 weeks the dust, volatile organic compounds and allergens were reduced by almost 30%.
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