How to Get Work in Horticulture

By ACS Distance Education on January 11, 2017 in Horticulture | comments

The good news is that there is a shortage for horticultural expertise and globally, a growing demand for that expertise.

The industry, like all industries is changing fast though; and that is causing shifts in where work is to be found -both in terms of physical location and industry sector. 

Traditional avenues for employment are drying up everywhere - I know for a fact that is the way in Australia, UK & USA ....but at the same time new opportunities are emerging.

comments from John Mason, Principal ACS Distance Education



Controlling Fleas

By ACS Distance Education on January 2, 2017 in Animals | comments

How to Control Fleas on your Pets

Fleas are wingless external parasites with mouth parts for biting. They are blood sucking. They have four life stages: eggs, larva, pupa and adult. They can lay up to 20 eggs at once; female adult fleas will lay approximately 500 eggs in their short lives.  The eggs and larvae will stay out of daylight, so when treating for fleas it is important to treated that all crevices and dark areas also.

Read on for some hints on controlling fleas.