Understanding plant basic nutrients

Understanding plant basic nutrients

A key component of GlobalNet Academy’s horticulture certificate I, II and III courses in Tasmania is understanding the various nutrients required for healthy plant growth and their origins in the soil. It’s to get confused over which nutrients your plants...
What weed is that? – Fumaria

What weed is that? – Fumaria

Chances are, you have noticed a pink intruder in your Tasmanian garden at this time of year.  Fumaria is a common horticultural weed in Tasmanian vegetable patches and ornamental gardens. Fumaria is also known as fumitory, carrot weed, beggary, fume-of-the-earth,...
What weed is that? – Oxalis

What weed is that? – Oxalis

One of the most common weeds in Tasmanian gardens is one of the hardest to get rid of! A key area of study in our horticulture certificate II and III courses is weed identification.  But anyone interested in gardening in Tasmania knows the dreaded Oxalis! Oxalis is...
5 spring tips from our gurus

5 spring tips from our gurus

With spring in Hobart just three weeks away, we asked some of our GlobalNet Horticulture course instructors for their top 5 things to do now to get the most out of your garden in Spring. Marcus Ragus Learning and Community Engagement Manager at the Royal Tasmanian...