The best gardening tutorials, tours and online courses to become a better gardener in 2022

My Garden School had perfected the art of the refined virtual classroom. The site offers over 32 different courses, ranging from creating the ultimate herb garden with Dr Rachel Petheram, to planting design by Piet Oudolf, courses on propagation, cutting gardens or learning. plants for wildlife with Andy McIndoe.

There are also eight RHS certified courses and foraging courses with Miles Irving, who supplies his products to Heston Blumenthal and The Ivy. Recently, the site added specialized courses on edibles from the Manoir aux Quat’Saisons vegetable garden school and The River Cottage cooking diploma.

The organic gardener spent three years managing the vegetable garden at Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and also worked as the head gardener at Soho Farmhouse. From her Suffolk garden, she creates an Instagram video tutorial series focusing on growing vegetables from scratch.

Born in the United States, Tanya Anderson moved to the Isle of Man ten years ago and began her organic development. Since then, she has posted an incredible archive of videos that cover growing herbs, vegetables, fruits and bees as well as making natural beauty products from plants in the garden.

Its tutorials are neat, well edited and informative; videos are posted weekly on weekends.

Gardens on Instagram

Many gardens publish regular updates via short films and pictures.

Follow @westdean gardens to see the progress of the season and check out Head Gardener Tom Brown’s posts on seasonal work in the garden or @ewgardens, where Ursula Cholmeley posts short videos showing the progress of key areas of the gardens.

Finally, follow @waddesdonmanor_nt, the Rothschild-owned Buckinghamshire estate, for virtual tours.


Beth Chatto’s Nursery videos the beautiful gardens of Essex.

Crocus has a huge archive of tips and hundreds of videos on YouTube, including advice on growing, planting, assembling pots or borders, and pruning from their herbalist, Helen Derrin.