From problems that occur in our garden borders to botany and tips on irrigation, the course covers a comprehensive cross-section of home horticulture.

The tutor David Milne is a qualified horticulturalist from Scotland where he worked for several private estates covering all aspects of design, planting and maintenance of soft and hard landscapes.

He also worked for seven years in the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RGB) where he began lecturing in horticulture.

After working in the horticulture industry in Christchurch for a number of years he became a full-time tutor with Agribusiness.

David is currently Head Gardener at Golden Health Care Group.