The Garden Design Academy is pleased to suggest a number of web sites which may be useful to you. Please note that we accept no responsibility for the quality or accuracy of these external sites.

ACS Garden (Australia)
Global gardening resources. Latest news, plant directory, gardening advice, courses.

Magazines, organisations and listings sites

Country Smallholding magazine

The Gardeners Guild
The UK's leading trade network for qualified domestic maintenance gardeners.

Training course directory

Training Providers – We're listed in the “Training Providers” section of the B2B Index

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The Garden Media Guild - an association that brings together professional garden writers, authors, photographers, broadcasters, editors, lecturers and allied trades.

THE GARDENING WEDSITE - EVERYTHING FOR THE GARDEN America's premier community-oriented gardening website.


If you are looking for other types of training, check out the directory of workplace skills training seminars

Agriculture courses

Wine Directory and Winery Search

Garden Forum somewhere you can come to ask plant and gardening questions, solve your problems and get help, hints, tips and advice. is the home of Plant Biographies, an encyclopedia of plants and their interrelationship with man and the planet, their usage, practices, history, influence and unusual properties - from Xerxes to the present day.

Careers / recruitment

BloominggoodJobs Top internet resource for Landscape Jobs, Garden design and all other horticulture jobs. Visit our website at for our listings of over 150 currently available horticulture jobs from top employers and recruitment agencies.

T&MThompson & Morgan Established in the UK in 1855, Thompson & Morgan has become one of the UK's largest mail order seed companies and offers an award-winning range of flower and vegetable seeds and gardening equipment to customers worldwide on its international website. Many of the varieties in the range were bred and developed by Thompson & Morgan's own team.

Links to non-horticultural sites

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G.D.A. / ACS Student Resource Room
This contains the GDA Online Library of downloads. You will need to register to use this site. Please ask us for a code.


Book shop

This new section of the web site reviews a selection of books suitable for students undertaking courses with the Academy. Read the review: buy the book.

Other Academy links

Gardener in France Colin Elliott's gardening blog.

Chabris Loire Valley Accommadation details for Academy residential courses.

The Garden Design Company Top English garden designers based in central France and working throughout Europe. French garden design site.

Loire Valley Gardens A new site highlighting our passion for the gardens of the centre of France and the Loire Valley

Suppliers of plants, gardening and other landscape materials.

Nurseriesonline Nursery and Garden Directory for the UK. Wholesale, mail order & retail nurseries.

Impact Plants Supplying large trees, large hedges and living green screens

Plantagenet Plantes English growers based in France producing a wide range of perennials

gardening supplies Shop online at the gardenerscentre for a wide selection of garden and gardening supplies and products at low internet prices and fast home delivery service -

Plants Jackson's Online Garden Centre offers a massive selection of plants and gardening items online at very competitive prices.

Hot tubs : Install one of our popular hot tubs and enjoy yourself everyday of the year with all the positive health benefits of owning your own spa.

Hydroponics Shops & Links

Designers and landscapers - The all-inclusive gardening website for gardeners who love their gardens in South Africa

The Garden Design Company
Top English garden designers based in central France and working throughout Europe. French garden design site.


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