Plant Identification Course

Three Sessions

The Studio, Hillcrest, KZN, and

Random Harvest Nursery, Gauteng


KZN :          Mornings - 08h30 - 12h00;

                      Evenings - 18h30 - 21h00

Gauteng :  Mornings only - 08h30 - 12h00

Flexible Structuring of the Plant Identification Course

The course is usually held on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning. It can also be held over two evenings (Wed & Thurs) and then Saturday morning. 


KZN / GP :

Dates for 2020 postponed until we are given the go-ahead. In the meantime please contact us for amazing specials on all of our online courses.


This course is designed to take your plant knowledge one step further by equipping you to be able to place different plants into their families. The course will teach you to recognise similar characteristics within those families that will make identification easier.

Who Benefits From This Course

Anyone wanting to improve their plant identification and plant research skills, and to feel more comfortable using the correct botanical names of plants. The course is both fun and mentally stimulating. A must for anyone in the landscaping industry.


The student will feel comfortable with plant identification, plant research and the use of botanical names.


This interactive three-session course will provide the student with the necessary tools to identify plants and carry out effective plant research. This also assists gardeners to choose plants wisely for their garden or any design project. The relevance of botanical names is explained and different media are examined for effective plant research.

During the course, students will visit a private garden and either an indigenous nursery or a local conservation area to exercise their new-found skills.


Not applicable

Do I Need Previous Experience?

No, but it will help to have some understanding of plant groups, eg. Shrubs, trees, perennials, etc.


Confirm your intention by telephone, fax or email.

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On application, you will be requested to pay a 20% non-refundable deposit.

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55 Ridge Road, Hillcrest,

KZN, 3610

Email :

Fax :  0866 818 939

Cell : 082 44 99 237

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Office Hours : Mon - Friday 08h30 - 16h30

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