Online workshops & courses

container gardening

Designing Abundant Containers

Award Winning Course

Silver Medal of Achievement

2019 Silver Logo

My signature online workshop teaches you how to plan, shop and design Pinterest-worthy containers. No more guesswork. No more disappointments


creative spring containers online workshop

Refresh your containers for this shoulder season using versatile elements that can be re-worked into summer deigns or transplanted into the landscape at a later date.

Container Gardening Duo

Purchase both of the above two courses in a money-saving bundle


It's time to refresh your tired summer pots and celebrate fall. Join me and discover how to re-work elements that you may already have, how to shop wisely, and learn how to plan ahead for color and interest to take the design through the colder months ahead.

Ultimate Container Gardening Bundle

Purchase all THREE of the above courses in a money-saving bundle

Perfect for the Holidays

Fun, quick, and easy - make unique gifts for all your friends (and keep one for yourself).

Container Gardening to Suit Your Style

Karen CHapman container gardening

This online video class, filmed for Garden Gate Magazine is just what you need to kick-start your creativity.

I'll help you understand the basics of soils and fertilizers before designing six different styles, with lots of ideas to help you adapt these to your climate and preferences. With hours of tuition, downloadable resources, and the opportunity to join a private Facebook group for support you'll never be stuck for ideas again. More importantly I'll teach you how to design - and with those tools, tricks, and tips your designs will be forever transformed.

As a special gift I'm offering my readers and subscribers a 20% DISCOUNT when you enter KCHAPMAN20 as a coupon code!

Building a Raised Bed Garden

Karen Chapman raised bed

Created by Craftsy for Bluprint.

Learn how to design and build the perfect raised bed to suit your needs. With detailed instruction, cutting lists, and tips from my husband Andy and I you'll be harvesting fresh vegetables in no time! The class includes information on setting up an easy drip irrigation system, planting tips to maximize your space, and step-by-step instruction to adapting your beds to take a hoop frame.

Voted one of the "17 Best Online Gardening Courses" in 2018!

Disclosure;  if you should sign up for any of these third-party classes from my website I will receive a few extra pennies towards my next plant purchase. Not enough for a big tree, but maybe a herb or two. Thank you!


garden design

Designing a Deer-resistant garden

In this online workshop learn diversion tactics, 8 key design principles for improved deer-resistance, and discover dozens of inspiring, innovative, deer-resistant plant combinations that will be the envy of your non-deer-challenged friends. No fences needed.

Gorgeous Garden Design: Foliage & Focal points

Karen Chapman Foliage and Focal Points

Created for Bluprint (formerly Craftsy)

Begin by learning how to edit and simplify your space by adding focal points and surrounding them with gorgeous foliage. Then, discover methods for designing with foliage, use "the three keys" — spotlight, highlight and limelight — and plant a beautiful foliage-only container — no flowers allowed! Moving on, you'll learn how to confidently design using focal points. Start with colorful containers and add personality with artwork, sculptures and water features. You'll even see how to incorporate larger structures such as pergolas and archways.

Secrets to Selecting Low Maintenance Plants

This online mini-course teaches you how to work smarter not harder.

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