You could do a foundation degree, higher national diploma or degree course in horticulture, although this isn't always essential.
Some universities offer horticulture courses that include modules on social and therapeutic horticulture.
You could apply for a postgraduate masters in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture offered by Coventry University.
You'll need to hold the equivalent of a lower second class undergraduate degree in health, social care, education or horticulture.
Applicants with relevant work experience may also be considered.
You'll usually need:
- 1 or 2 A levels, or equivalent, for a foundation degree or higher national diploma
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study