Your supportive tutors will nurture your individual talents to help you achieve success. You will receive constructive feedback on your assignments as you progress through the course which is essential to developing your garden design skills.
All our tutors are garden design professionals working in the industry - take a look at their profiles below.
With a Master's degree in Landscape Architecture from Porto University, Renata has been developing projects for private and public institutions, as well as coordinating teams in the field of maintenance and management of green spaces. Her community garden design won the EDP 2013 solidarity program, and in 2018 she earned a scholarship for the Magellan MBA of Porto Business School. She was also part of the team to develop the “Forbidden Garden” in 2018, which was the winning design of the “Allariz Festival” in Spain.
Inês graduated with a Master of Science in Landscape Architecture in 2012. She is passionate about planting design, garden management, and biodiversity promotion. She has been involved with the design of public and private spaces and as a researcher at the University of Porto, contributed to the development of management plans responsible for the first Green Flag Award certified gardens in Porto.
Marnie had worked in education and consultancy for more than 10 years before retraining as a garden designer and opening her own garden design business, ‘Marnie’s Garden Design’. She has a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition), a Bachelor of Teaching and a Postgraduate Certificate of Garden Design. She is passionate about growing flowers and plants for food and to support good health while providing a beautiful environment to live in.
Rhys holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Landscape Architecture from RMIT University, and is a PhD candidate in the School of Design, RMIT. Building on his background, his research is concerned with the role of television screens in the public realm and urban centres. Rhys teaches Landscape Architectural programs at RMIT University and the University of Melbourne, with a focus on built form and the role of materials in design and theory considering and designing to support ecosystems. Rhys works with private designers on a range of projects from residential design, council and planning and commercial works throughout Victoria. He enjoys creating spaces for people with personal and environmental significance.