Certified course with an assessment at the end. Grow your own vegetables, understanding soil and make your own compost.
Short course with lots of topics, free e-book, access to blog and fertilizer guide. Option and link to take a more comprehensive course for a fee.
6 basic courses on offer, with access to plant databases and much more if you join the course.
2 courses 8 modules each with Alan Titchmarsh
6 month course on organic seed production, with the aim to grow a number of seed network farms via its students. Good links to a global network of farmers.
See our list of the top free online horticulture courses. Learn about what courses are available and what topics they cover to find the course that's right for you.
Free 18 hour course that covers all the basics.
Vegetable gardening is an at-home solution for economic savings. It provides relaxing and aesthetically pleasing environment which are the remedies for mental therapy. Contrary to popular belief, gardening is a wide field. And whether home or commercial, does not consist only of plantation, but designing the landscape too. Listed below are a variety of options available online, free of cost, which you can explore in order to start planning your own vegetable garden;
Many free online courses to choose from and learn at your own pace.
USDA is offering three separate online courses that are free to users interested in various concepts associated with sustainable farm management.
FREE Permaculture courses
Course work is free but if you want to get a certificate at the end then there is a charge for the exam. Own time study program, great video testimonials, online community and discussion boards.
Free online course with Oregon State University, 2-4 hrs a week required to complete course.
Only has a 3 star rating but more to do with login issues. Those that did manage to complete course without issues left great reviews.
Introduction course is free and consists of 12 chapters. Certification course is 1 year and there is a charge. Students can connect with other students online, forums and videos.
Really informative site. lots of videos, 24 hr online community. An industry guru!
A basic website with no reviews but, lots of topics on drop down menu.
Total of 36 lectures, around 1 hr and 20 mins each. Starting from Introduction and covering all topics. Lectures are filmed in a classroom with overhead projector.
Agriculture courses. Choice of 3
Free course in mushroom identification. Sign up and login to gain access to other courses. Plus a drop down tab for freebies on information.
Free enrollment. Three learning levels
Free course from Kenya, self paced learning.
Free e-book only on 'How to cultivate Oyster Mushrooms'
Not an online free course but a free e-book download available 'How to set up a low tech Mushroom Farm'
No online course but site is very informational and options to contact their experts for advice and answering questions etc.