When it comes to working in horticulture there is a huge variety of area which people can work in from production, to landscaping and maintenance, tree work and lawns. John Mason from ACS in Australia talks about the variety of opportunities open to those who want to work horticulture.


There is nothing better than growing your own fruit and vegetables. While there are some varieties you can grown any time of the year in Australia, Spring is the best time to grow most vegetables. The only downside is that Spring is also the best time for pests and diseases as John Mason from ACS in Australia reports.


Most people like looking at gardens even if they don’t like gardening. It is one of those pastimes which can be enjoyed whatever your age. If you enjoy gardening have you ever thought of turning your passion into a career? The world needs more gardeners as John Mason from ACS in Australia has been finding out.


Who doesn’t love a rose? They are one of the few plants that nearly everyone grows at some stage or another. It is also a plant that seems to survive even if the garden has become overgrown and neglected. Roses can look so much better if you choose the right one as John Mason from ACS in Australia explains.


Every year thousands end up in hospital or at their doctors after sustaining an injury whilst gardening. Overdoing it can lead to a range of injuries, with back and neck problems high on the list. Australian horticultural expert John Mason has advice to help avoid injury.