We’ve teamed up with Create Academy - the UK’s most-loved online creative learning platform* - to help you improve your gardening skills.


Create Academy is on a mission to make learning a joy. Through beautiful video courses it gives unprecedented access to the expertise of today’s leading figures in gardening, food and home.

With lifetime access and no fixed start date, you can learn whenever and wherever you want.

Recent course launches have seen collaborations with some of the world’s most acclaimed gardeners and florists, including landscape designer Dan Pearson OBE, container gardening expert Arthur Parkinson, botanist James Wong and floral stylist Willow Crossley. Each course has over five hours of learning, broken down into 10-15 minute lessons, where instructors share their wealth of knowledge, as well as practical step-by-step guidance.

The Land Gardeners
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The latest course to be added to Create Academy is A Year of Cut Flowers with The Land Gardeners. Discover how to grow year-round flowers with top UK gardeners and designers Henrietta Courtauld and Bridget Elworthy of The Land Gardeners. From their flower farm in France, their London studio and a selection of their gardens in the UK, Henrietta and Bridget will teach you step-by-step how they grow, gather and prepare their favourite flowers across the seasons. In this course you’ll learn how to design a cut flower garden from scratch, how to plan for floral and foliage abundance throughout the year, how to collect and store seed and how best to prepare your flowers and bulbs for life in the vase.

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