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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 design school offering interrelated-vocational design courses in South Africa. Underpinned by creative conceptual thinking and the art of landscape architecture, our courses are inclusive of various professions, and skill levels. Our unique approach to design as a whole and the class leading course curriculum is presented in a series that allows for lectures and talks at almost any time and any pace. Whether you can study part time, full time or after hours, there is a layout that will suit your needs and schedule. 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 COVID19 virus has taken the world by surprise, with more people deciding to work from home for an unpredictable number of weeks. The question is what do you do when you have fortified yourself in your own property and Netflix has run out of series to binge over? For most people this means spending more time in their gardens, doing all those things you never had time for. Some even attempt to learn the art of gardening, whether to improve their mental or physical health, grow their own food or out of boredom.Read More
- So many people are turning to garden design as a way to relieve stress associated with modern day living, but when we dug a bit deeper, we found a surprising amount of new and unexpected reasons why some are investing in their love of gardening or even changing their careers to this amazing field of opportunity. Here are the top 10 reasons why people are gardening more and more:Read More
- It’s always nice to summarise what happens in the international gardening world by investigating the key things people look for in gardens and garden design. Luckily for us as gardeners and garden designers, garden trends linger much longer than home or clothes trends because the two key ingredients to a successful garden is time and patience.Read More
- 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.Read More