Outdoor Industries

Agriculture

This honour gives an introduction to farming. There are important things to learn.  For example – different soils and what grows well in them; how plants obtain and use nutrients; what plants and insects are pests and how to control them.  Then there’s agricultural machinery – what the different types do.  You’ll know how to […]

Fruit Growing

You can even eat the ‘fruits’ of this honour.   You’ll learning about grafting, hardiness, pruning and pollination.  You’ll understand the site and soil conditions required to grow the best fruit trees. With you own hands, you’ll prune and care for fruit trees.  You may even plant your own fruit trees. Best of all, you will […]