RHS Learning events

Join us for events and talks about different qualifications and training being offered within the RHS

Master of Horticulture

Growing credibility & confidence*

Tuesday 23 July at 12:30pm – MHort Lunch & Learn online event
“As a horticulturist who has worked in various parts of the industry, the MHort (RHS) award has provided me with a fantastic way to pull together the different strands of my experience in the industry in an effective way. My career has taken an unmistakable boost since completing the course, and indeed even whilst studying”

Speakers: Tom Angel, MHort (RHS) – Award-winning landscape designer, consultant and passionate naturalist

Increasing opportunities & earning potential*

Thursday 1 August at 12:30pm – MHort Lunch & Learn online event

“I have worked across many sectors of horticulture during my career but studying for the MHort gave me a greater understanding of how research and development can be a positive influence on the horticultural industry. One of the most rewarding parts of my current role is giving gardeners the knowledge and skills to have a lasting, positive effect on the planet”

Speakers: Nikki Barker, MHort (RHS) - Peat Free Transition Project Co-ordinator at the RHS

Improving management style & research skills*

Friday 16 August at 12:30pm – MHort Lunch & Learn online event
Maria Paula Contreras received the MHort Dissertation Award for achieving the highest grade on her final dissertation. Maria has experience in tropical horticulture and native gardening. Her research focuses on using native plants in urban and semi-urban landscapes for conservation purposes and developing propagation protocols for native species. 

Speakers: Maria Paula Contreras, MHort (RHS) – Head of horticulture and science at the Botanical Garden of Cartagena in Colombia

Fast-track your career in horticulture

Thursday 4 July 2024
Discover more about our renowned MHort Award. Broaden and deepen your understanding of the MHort programme and discover how the Award could fast-track your career.
  • Overview, benefits, flexibility, fees, 3yr programme, units covered, how to apply
Speakers: Gemma Tandy – Head of Professional Programmes, Louise Danks- Learning and Content Manager, Sandra Nicholson – MHort Unit Leader & Assessor

New Shoots

Diversity in Horticulture

Wednesday 27 November 2024
Welcome to an exciting event at The Green Estate focusing on improving inclusive employment pathways. This free to attend one-day event brings together regional work-based training providers in horticulture with employers in the North of England to network and to explore better ways of supporting currently under-represented groups into professional horticulture.

Discovery Week

Horticulture Discovery Week

Catch-up with this years talks.
Catch up on a series of online talks to give people of all ages and backgrounds an insight into  the variety of horticultural career paths available. Whether you are unsure where to begin or already working in the industry and would like to broaden your horizons, we aims to help people of all ages and backgrounds step into a world of possibilities and explore and understand a wide array of roles available across the horticultural sector.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.