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GOOD NEWS FOR ACS HORTICULTURE STUDENTS!

ACS holds Training Provider status with the AIH (Australian Institute of Horticulture) and is now listed as a Preferred Member Training Provider. This means that ACS students who meet AIH criteria are entitled to subscribe to AIH as the Category 2 Student member. ACS principal, John Mason, is a fellow of AIH .

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Garden Pests and Diseases Video
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Learn how to identify common plant pests and diseases, including caterpillars, aphids, beetles, mildews, botrytis and others.

How to Grow Vegetables Video
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A fascinating introduction to growing vegetables in your own garden.

Garden Styles Video
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This new video covers some basic concepts of Garden Design by reviewing common garden styles: Mediterranean, Water Gardens, Oriental, Modern and more.

 


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How to Succeed in Horticulture?
 
  • Understand that a course is only the start -Studying provides a foundation that makes it easier to understand how plants grow, easier to identify problems, easier to remember plant names and easier to experiment and develop sound practical skills.
  • It may be convenient to think a course will teach you all of the theory and practical skills you need for a successful career; but that is unrealistic in an industry as complicated as horticulture, and a world that is changing as fast as ours doues
 
Our courses focus on helping you learn.
 
After more than 35 years of teaching and watching graduates develop careers; we realize that "passing exams" and "getting qualifications comes a distant second to "what you learn"
 
Some of the best qualified people in horticulture often struggle to succeed; while others who have a lot of knowledge and skill, can frequently become industry leaders, despite having few (and sometimes no) qualifications
 
YOU SHOULD STUDY TO LEARN....
STUDYING TO BECOME QUALIFIED IS A VERY LIMITED APPROACH TO DEVELOPING A CAREER!