Ebook Blogs | Publishers Blogs | Bookshop Blogs

Blog

Check out writings from our CEO, John Mason

John had his first work published in the 1960's and continues to be very active writing books, magazine articles, newsletters and blogs (including this one).

He has had over 50 printed books and more than 80 eBooks published; has been editor for four different magazines; and today owns and operates a business that runs distance education colleges and publishing businesses in both Australia and the UK.

This blog presents extracts from work he has written both alone, and in collaboration with his staff; both old and new; and musings about what is happening in his world today.

Did you know insects and plants love ivy? It may have a bad reputation, but actually it's a safe harbour and food source for many creatures.
 
Brand New Food and Beverage Operations Course. Learn more about food and beverage operations in cafes, catering, coffee shops and restaurants.
 

Blogging is something that has grown substantially in recent years. With the current global situation, COVID-19, never mind other changes around the world, many people are choosing to share their experiences with others through blogging.

A blog is an online diary for some, as a way of sharing their experiences and thoughts. 

 

Types of Nurseries

By ACS Bookshop UK on January 5, 2021 in | comments

In the past, nurseries were involved in almost all aspects of the production and culture of plants. They grew a wide variety of plants, and they sold them both wholesale and retail, as well as supplying a wide range of allied products and services. Today, all but the largest nurseries tend to specialise.

What are the different types of nursery?

 
What is becoming very clear to employers, whether they are large institutions or small garden maintenance companies, is that there is a severe skills shortage in the horticultural profession.  There is an urgent need for trained and motivated horticulturalists with skills ranging from lawns to maintaining ponds.