How to grow the best Tomato crop in Tasmania.

How to grow the best Tomato crop in Tasmania.

Tasmanians are the most passionate home growers of tomatoes in the country. Here are some tips from our horticulture courses that will give you a healthy, disease free crop this year. When to plant tomato seedlings in Tasmania. In Tasmania, the adage goes something...
Simple Rules for making compost in Tasmania.

Simple Rules for making compost in Tasmania.

If there is one thing our Horticulture students want to know when they start a course with us it’s “will we be making compost?”. The answer to that is of course, YES! Good compost is the cornerstone of a productive and healthy garden and it’s easy to produce your own...
Building Horticulture Skills in the Derwent Valley

Building Horticulture Skills in the Derwent Valley

GlobalNet Academy Students in New Norfolk Tasmania are learning valuable Horticultural skills. A new group of students came together in late August 2014 to start a course in Building Horticulture Skills. GlobalNet Academy and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens...
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...