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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.

Fridges are considered an essential item in homes today, and we take them for granted. They perform an important role in keeping food chilled and fresh. 15 November is designated as the World Clean Out Your Refrigerator day and serves as a good reminder that fridges should be kept in a clean and sanitary state. In the days before fridges, food might be kept in a pantry, on a cold block, or in an ice-house. There were, however, many other methods used to preserve food.
 
Hydroponics is a way of growing plants without soil. It is suitable for growing where limited space is available, and plant growth and development is looked after by controlling the feed of nutrients and the environment in which the plant is situated.
 
Our new Short Course - Telephone And Online Counselling is now available. The Short Course has been developed to train people in how to provide support for clients or customers who are experiencing difficulties.
 

Botany: Hybrids

By ACS Bookshop UK on October 3, 2018 in Horticulture / Gardening | comments
Normally plant hybrids are often the result of interbreeding between species in the same genus.
 
Garden's and play areas within gardens offer children almost limitless sources of entertainment. Play is important for a child's mental and physical development; by considering a number of different elements of the environment available, you can create a natural play area for them to use.