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Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture

Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin D09 VY63 (our college is located on the grounds of The National Botanic Gardens), Ashtown Teagasc Food Research Centre, Scribblestown, Dublin 15, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: DO9 VY63

The College of Amenity Horticulture is located at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin.

There is a strong tradition of teaching at the National Botanic Gardens dating back to 1812.

Our aim is to prepare students for employment in the amenity horticulture industry. The courses are provided in association with OPW, Dublin Municipal Parks departments and the Golfing Union of Ireland.

Currently we provide training for 300 students between all our courses with a balance of school leavers and mature students among the participants. The College of Amenity Horticulture is non-residential with students finding accommodation in the locality.

Course format includes the theory and practice of horticulture. Students get the opportunity to work in a practical way alongside skilled horticulturalists.

Graduates of our courses contribute in many sectors of the horticulture industry, such as, landscape design and construction, garden centres, parks, estate gardens, grounds maintenance and greenkeeping.

All aspects of Horticulture are being studied on our programmes at all levels and prospective students should contact the college directly or attend a careers and course day to find out more information.

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