Hobby Free Information


NEW GARDENING  EBOOKS by our principal  -go to www.acsbookshop.com

Learn to Identify Plants
with our collection of 6 DVD's 
(or videos)
  • Over 600 plants
  • Presented on audio and video 
  • Plant taxonomy explained
  • Learn the families as a framework

It doesn't come much easier than this We've taught Plant Identification for 30 years and developed this in response to that experience.

click on a course

Water Management

Cacti and Succulents

 Natural Garden Design

Our Principal's Book

Growing Australian Natives
by John Mason 2nd ed. covers over
2,000 plants, contains unique advice
on identifying natives, landscaping,
using the plants, culture, propagation and more
Ask at a bookshop, or click to order


Study Gardening at Home

External studies Courses to learn gardening online; for home gardeners.

Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies for people of all ages, across a diverse range of countries and cultures.

These web pages are devoted to gardening as a hobby; providing you with free information and links to other web sites and resources for hobby gardeners.

ACS Distance Education Home Study College, offers over 600 external study, online training courses and home study courses; including online business certificates, online computer courses, short courses and other flexible learning and alternative education choices.  Internationally recognised by the IARC.


Featured Courses

Deciduous Trees -New course for Gardeners, landscapers, arborists, foresters, etc.
Over 120 Garden & Horticulture Courses