Home Gardening Courses

Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 6 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence
How satisfying it would be to grow your own fruit, berries and nuts in your garden?

Just imagine... Selecting healthy, nutritious, chemical-free, home-grown fruit, berries and nuts to feed to your family right from your own garden....

Don't imagine... Do it. Put your idea into action with our correspondence course, learn how to grow 'fruitful' plants. 

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Home Gardening- Relaxing, Improving your home, Getting outdoors, Being Creative, Growing Flowers, Growing Food, Hobby, Satisfying
 
These are some of the reasons why people are passionate about gardening at home.
 
Whatever your reason for gardening at home, wouldn't it be great to be able to improve your gardening knowledge and be able to improve your gardening?
 
Become an expert in your garden and save time and money by getting the know-how of home gardening.

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Propagate Plants at Home
Develop an understanding of the principles of plant propagation, an overview of propagation techniques, equipment and a general knowledge of the methods of propagation of the more commonly cultivated plants. It is a great base for growing your own plants and is a skill  that you will have with you for the rest of your life. You will also be able to use it to teach others.

"Learning about propagating your own plants will save you loads of money and give you a great hobby. Some of the toughest and most beautiful gardens I have seen were created with home made cuttings. Horticultural experts will show you how.” - Tracey Morris Dip.Hort., Cert.Hort., Cert III Organic Farming, ACS Tutor.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence
Grow your own healthy veggies at home.

Delicious, fresh, seasonal and homegrown.

You know how they are grown and handled. No food miles.

Growing your own vegetables is so rewarding in so many ways.

Learn to grow your own vegetables with us and the reap the delicious rewards of your harvest.
 
 
ACS student comments:
Great course, tutor was really good with explaining and marking. [She] gave me new ideas for my garden and hints for it too. Learning so many new things about growing different vegetables, how to grow them and what to do. All about soils and garden plots. Kathryn Crossfield, Australia - Home Vegetable Growing

Learn how to grow delicious, fresh, healthy vegetables simply at home. You will learn such
things as:
  • How to build a veggie garden.
  • Cultivation and planting.
  • The main types of vegetables.
  • How to make great compost.
  • Pest, disease and weed control.
  • Hydroponic and greenhouse growing.
  • Herbs and uncommon vegetable varieties.
  • Watering and irrigation systems.
  • Harvesting, storing and using vegetables.

Lots of people are keen to grow their own food, and this course helps them gain the skills required to create their own vegetable gardens. It is easy to understand, practical, and can be adapted to your own garden requirements.”- Tracey Morris Dip.Hort., Cert.Hort., Cert III Organic Farming, ACS Tutor.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence

 

Design your own garden at home

  • Learn landscape design skills to design your own beautiful space in your own garden
  • Study backyard landscaping, front yard landscaping, landscaping plants

Learn how to plan, lay out and construct your own home garden. Whether you want a garden which you can work in, play in or simply look at and feel proud of then this course is for you. Topics covered include: designing gardens, styles of gardens, drawing plans, understanding soils, basic landscape construction, weeds & pests, planting & pruning, lawns & other surfaces, garden features, plus a special project to help you develop your own garden  This course is 100% for home gardeners. While our other courses can certainly be relevant to home gardeners; they are generally considered as more oriented toward the "business" of landscaping; or those working in the industry.


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