Making a raised vegetable bed

Making a raised vegetable bed

Growing in raised vegetable beds in Tasmania is easy and convenient but there are some things to consider when designing and setting up your plot. Our horticulture students are exposed to a wide range of growing methodologies and systems. Raised bed systems are always...
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,...