• Want to grow your own food, but only got a small space?
  • Maybe you've even thought about starting a community gardening scheme?
  • For just 29€, this online "Urban Food Gardening Diploma Course" teaches you how to turn almost any space into a garden.
  • From balcony gardens, to vertical gardens, food forests, hydroponics and guerrilla gardening.
  • How to join or start your own community garden, which can be so important on both an environmental and human level.
  • If this inspires you, or someone you know, buy it today!
  • More information on the syllabus is under "Details".


Learn how you can safely turn almost any space into a garden, with this fantastic online "Urban Food Gardening Diploma Course" from Centre of Excellence.

All for just 29€, check out what's included!

You will explore when and where to grow particular crops, planting techniques, and the benefits of using compost. You’ll be guided through the techniques used to create window gardens, vertical gardens, and food forests, and how to use hydroponics, guerrilla gardening and more.

You’ll discover the steps to take if you want to join or start a community garden and look through real case studies of successful projects.

Most of all, the course aims to inspire and inform you about the transformative potential of urban food gardening.

In the course you will:

  • Explore the benefits of urban food gardening
  • Work through practical, actionable tutorials suited to your garden type
  • Learn which crops you should to grow, when to plant them, and how to care for and protect them
  • Discover the steps to follow if you want to join or start a community garden


Module 1: Introduction to Urban Food Gardening


Part 1: What is Urban Food Gardening?

Part 2: The Benefits of Urban Food Gardening

Part 3: The History of Urban Food Gardening

Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Getting Started

Part 1: What to Grow and When

Part 2: Crops for Different Conditions - Shaded Areas

Part 3: Low Maintenance, Low Water Consumption and Space-Saving Crops

Part 4: Planting Techniques

Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Planning for Urban Food Gardening

Part 1: Health and Safety

Part 2: Safe Practices

Part 3: Pest Control

Part 4: Plant Diseases

Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Window Gardens and Raised Beds

Part 1: Window Gardens

Part 2: How to Set Up a Window Garden

Part 3: Raised Beds

Part 4: How to Make Raised Beds

Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Vertical Gardening, Food Forests and Rooftop Farming

Part 1: Vertical Gardening

Part 2: Food Forests

Part 3: How to Create a Food Forest

Part 4: Rooftop Farming

Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Hydroponics

Part 1: What is Hydroponic Gardening?

Part 2: Types of Hydroponic Systems

Part 3: How to Set Up and Maintain a Hydroponic Garden

Part 4: Static Solution Culture Tutorial

Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Guerrilla Gardening, Community Projects and Urban Farms

Part 1: Guerrilla Gardening

Part 2: How to Start Guerrilla Gardening

Part 3: Community Projects

Part 4: Urban Farms and Building-Integrated Agriculture

Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: How to Set Up a Community Gardening Project

Part 1: How to Join an Existing Community Gardening Project

Part 2: How to Start a New Community Gardening Project

Part 3: Networking and Finding Volunteers

Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Environmental and Human Impact of Urban Food Gardening

Part 1: Environmental Impact

Part 2: Human Impact

Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Urban Food Gardening Case Studies

Part 1: Incredible Edible

Part 2: Ron Finlay and L.A. Green Grounds

Part 3: Spitalfields City Farm


Module 10 Assessment


Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

The Quality Licence Scheme is a leading national Awarding Organisation. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.


  • Vouchers are valid until the end of April 2021
  • After purchase, please forward the email you receive from CoolDeals with your voucher attached to enquiries@centreofexcellence.com
  • You will receive an email back with instructions on how to access the course
  • Vouchers can be used immediately
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer
  • Online study with tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course, 150 hours of study
  • Works on any device, no software required, just an internet connection
  • Can be bought as a Gift

Centre of Excellence

Learn how to create a garden and grow your own food just about anywhere, from a window sill to a community garden. With a massive 80% off, this online "Urban Food Gardening Diploma Course", normally 143.76 now only 29€, provides budding gardeners low maintenance, low water consumption, space-saving inspiration!

29 €

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