LEARNING TO IDENTIFY PLANTS is a highly valued skill for gardeners, nurserymen, environmentalists, naturalists, landscapers and a host of other professions
ACS has made this task of getting a foundation knowledge of plant identification accessible and easier with seven videos which together familiarize you with both:
There is a system of plant identification that is very logical.
Once you understand the system, and the framework into which plants are classified; it becomes far easier to learn the names of plants.
The specific identification of a range of more than 500 different plants
These videos have been used not only by this school but many private and government colleges across Australia and beyond.
You can purchase copies on DVD through our bookshop http://www.acsbookshop.com/category/53-videos.aspx
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: UNDERSTANDING & REMEMBERING PLANT NAMES
More than 50 of the most commonly grown plants (mainly ornamental species) are shown with their scientific names, providing an opportunity to lay a balanced foundation of plant identification knowledge.
IDENTIFYING BULBS & PERENNIALS
This video is designed to develop your ability to identify Bulbs & Perennials. It is intense, and to work properly needs to be watched repeatedly.
AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS
Learn to identify and use dozens of different native plants, from wattles and eucalypts to grevilleas and ground covers. Demonstrations show how to plant and stake a native, using fertilizers, tip pruning, mulching and other cultural techniques.
AUSTRALIAN NATIVE FLOWERING PLANTS
43 min video/DVD -a great way to learn how to identify Australian Native Flowering Plants. It covers over 80 cultivars
HERB IDENTIFICATION: GETTING TO KNOW
Packed full of information, and covering more than sixty five different herbs.It explains what herbs are, where they are grown and how they are used; and demonstrates how to grow them.
IDENTIFYING TREES & SHRUBS
This video is designed to develop your ability to identify Trees & Shrubs. See how the plants appear, and the way their names are written; then hear how a professional horticulturist pronounces them.
IDENTIFYING TROPICAL PLANTS
This video is designed to develop your ability to identify tropical plants; and is of value to both those who grow tropical plants outdoors (in tropical climates), or indoors or in greenhouses (in cooler climates).