Horticulture / Gardening

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With the current COVID-19 epidemic, many people are looking for new ways to grow their own fruit and vegetables. Hydroponics is a great way to garden for most people.

 

The UK Government recently announced that they are cutting funding for over 5000 further education courses due to poor attendance numbers. You could think that these courses are being cut because they are niche courses, but they include courses such as hair dressing, agriculture, horticulture, performing arts, cooking and horse care. In the modern world, we still need the people who are able to grow our crops and tend to our plants. We still need people who are knowledgeable about animals and their care.

 

Plant Passports

By ACS Bookshop UK on August 12, 2019 in Horticulture / Gardening | comments
What is a Plant Passport? BREXIT and the movement of plants in the EU.
 

Sensory Gardens

By ACS Bookshop UK on August 12, 2019 in Horticulture / Gardening | comments
Gardens stimulate many of our senses  - sights, sounds, touch, taste(!), smell. They can also stimulate our memories ...
 
As another private college goes bust in the UK, the lecturers union blame the “marketisation of education” and warned that funding is a free for all amongst private providers. However, ACS Distance Education Principal, John Mason, warns that the problems in education are far more complex than that.