- Charles Dowding
-the leading exponent and auther of 'no-dig' gardening, Charles
runs practical courses from his farm in Shepton Montague in Somerset.
- English Gardening School -set in London's 'Secret Garden' they
offer diploma and short courses in garden based subjects from
beginner level upwards. Based in Chelsea, London.
- Jenny Steel -offers one day and residential courses in wildlife
gardening at a variety of venues.
- Naturewise -a community organisation running introductory
permaculture and forest gardening courses, and giving advice
and consultations in inner London and West Wales.
- Patrick Whitefield Associates -broadcaster and writer Patrick and Cathy Whitefield
run courses in Permaculture based in Gloucestershire and Somerset.
Lane - a working farm
in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire that uses permaculture
as a guiding design principle and is primarily about educating
and employing people to work the land sustainably. Its courses
include permaculture, beekeeping and living willow structures.
- Shift Bristol
-courses on sustainability and permaculture at St Werburghs City
Farm in Bristol.
Dean -based in Sussex,
the college is a a creative mix of artists and craftspeople,
conservators and restorers, working alongside gardeners, farmers,
foresters and builders. They offer courses in gardening and garden
design alongside a wide range of other craft based subjects.
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