These courses are for people who want to learn online, from home.
Ecological Landscape Design
Landscape health starts with intelligent design. In this course you will explore the intricate relationships within ecosystems, and how you can work with them to create vibrantly beautiful and healthy gardens.
Be prepared for an eye-opening experience that will challenge some commonly held beliefs, and will leave you empowered with a new understanding of how a garden works.
Ecological Plant Knowledge for Organic Gardeners
Over the course of several months you will learn to identify approximately 300 plants. For each plant you will explore its ecosystem of origin, and under which conditions it thrives best, or just marginally survives.
You will learn how it adapts to our environment, and how you can provide it with optimal care. Finally you will learn about its non-ornamental uses, such as food, medicine, fiber, etc.
If you are concerned about where your food comes from, what’s in it (or on it), or simply getting the best nutrition possible for your family – this course is for you!
Grow an abundance of healthy, nutritious and delicious food right away this year – save hundreds of dollars on your food budget – and take a giant step towards increasing your family’s food security.
Organic Horticulture Specialist
Be prepared for a major shift in paradigms! This is a gardening course, and so much more. Students have called it "life changing".
That's because once we truly understand the connection between soil health, plant health, human health and environmental health we look at the world with different eyes.
Organic Land Care Accreditation
This very intensive course prepares landscape professionals to write the SOUL Organic Land Care Accreditation exam.
It focuses on the topics covered in the exam: what sets organic / holistic horticulture apart from conventional horticulture. The major emphasis is on soil management, and the connection between soil health and landscape health.
Organic Master Gardener
The organic master gardener course is our core gardening class. It's intense, challenging and inspiring, and it's profoundly changing lives all around North America.
Not only do you become a master gardener, but you also join a community of like-minded people who want to make the world a better place. You'll make new friends. You'll see the world differently. We hope you'll discover a new sense of purpose.