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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    A lot of us feel the current crunch in difficult economic times, but are you skilled to find work elsewhere should you have to? Current statistics show that most people will work for between 5 and 7 different employers in their lifetime, in a particular field of knowledge and that since the 1990’s it is not at all strange for people to change the direction of their expertise altogether....
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  • How to garden like you mean it…
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    How to garden like you mean it… This year the Plantland Show Gardens at Plantland Cornwall Hill, took on a whole new format. Students of the Irene School of Garden Design was faced with one of their toughest challenges yet. Students were given a “shopping basket” of plants and hard materials and had to design around a non-visual theme. The Continue Reading...
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  • All things nice for the little ones
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    The focus this month is on how we can involve children in the garden. Janine Jorgensen from HOME OWNER magazine contacted the Irene School of Garden Design recently with some issues that face our young ones recently, and we came up with some great ideas to keep the little ones active and happy in the garden. ...
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  • New course material to raise a new attitude in gardening
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    The Irene School of Garden Design did some homework of their own, and after a rigorous assessment stretching over 2 years compiled the most academically accurate and fitting notes to accompany their already impressive courses. All the course notes are brand new, and the inspiring look and feel to their courses proves to be the best in the country. ...
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courses

Features short coursesTier 1 – Design & design principles Whether you just need to revamp a garden bed, breathe new life into a tired design, or start from scratch, this part of the course covers the basics you need before you make long term decisions, before spending unnecessary money on plants and materials. Read More..
featured courses plant combinationsPlanting combinations Full-Time, Part-time PLUS & Part-time. Read More..
featured courses - intro tier 2Tier 2 – Measuring, planning & drawing During this part of the course, we illustrate just how useful it is to be able to measure, scale, and draw plans and elevation drawings. We also show you how to make the most of the process of design, by refining your garden through sketching of ideas. Read More..
featured courses - CAD designCAD design project Design plans, construction plans and layout. Full-Time, Part-time PLUS only Read More..
VIReRE - Garden & Lifestyle Digital MagazineGarden & Lifestyle Magazine Welcome to the new and exciting, digital, bimonthly, Garden and Lifestyle Magazine, called VIReRE. The magazine is available exclusively online – be sure not to miss out, register today. Read the latest edition..
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