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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.read more
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- The Irene School of Garden Design had a fun filled, informative talk from Roger at Mow Town to enlighten us on all the latest and greatest garden machinery, essential for proper garden maintenance. Lawn is the pride of any garden, and with so many options available we thought it best to seek help from the professionals when it comes to the machines that keep our lawns and gardens in prideworthy condition. Probably the best advice was to seek advice before purchasing a mower, blower, edge, or hedge trimmer. Though the idea of buying an ordinary cheapie from a local supermarket is alluring to many, it would be a big mistake. What amazed us most was the affordability of professional machines versus the ones from the shelf.Read More
- 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.Read More
- 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 ReadingRead More
- 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.Read More