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Herbs are the world's biggest business and the demand for job opportunities is enormous. It is predicted there will be a need for 50,000 additional agricultural professionals in this industry over the next 5-10 years. Demand for professionals will exceed the supply. Whether your interest in agriculture is hobby based or you're looking for more formal qualifications such as certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas there is a course for you. Our Range of Herbs courses is second to none. Now is the time to train for a career in agriculture. Choose from our wide selection of courses.
There are many alternative therapies that attribute medicinal properties to plants – aromatherapy, flower therapy, herbal medicine, to name but a few... The healing properties of plants has long been the subject of much debate – mostly, no doubt, because no one can prove empirically whether such properties exist. Aromatherapy has become a familiar addition to today’s beauty parlours. Many of us accept that essential oils (derived mainly from plant materials) may improve health – physical, emotional or mental. In Flower Therapy (established by Dr Bach in the 1930s) there are 38 wild flowers that are believed to contain properties that can heal emotional, as well as physical, symptoms. The theory being that many physical symptoms have their genesis in the sufferer’s emotional or mental state. The link between emotional and physical well-being is nothing new, but do flowers really contain substances that can alleviate the former to heal the latter? It’s an intriguing theory and one that’s worth exploring... If you want to find out more about the therapeutic properties of plants and flowers, why not sign up to one of ADL’s home study courses?
Get a Herb Qualification: If you’re thinking of growing your own herbs or wish to learn how to use these valuable plants more diversely, why not sign up to one of ADL's online courses – from culinary and medicinal herbs to aromatherapy and herb culture, there's a course to suit your needs.
Make a career of Herb Production: ADL's courses can offer a great introduction or get you going in a new and fulfilling direction. You can start by learning how to grow, harvest and use herbs for personal enjoyment in cooking, crafts or therapies...and go on to develop these skills for commercial use.
Learn new skills in Herb Production There is much to learn about these understated plants – sometimes referred to as 'nature's therapy'. Through an ADL distance-learning course, you can learn how herbs can enhance not just your meals, but also your skin, your health and your well-being.
Already work in Herb Prouduction, and need Professional Development? If you are looking to develop a career in professional herb production, then ADL can offer an online Diploma in Horticulture (Herbs), which covers the basics of horticulture, followed by herb production. This could open up for you wider job possibilities within the many horticulture industry sectors. Alternatively you may wish to enhance your management skills in crop production – for which ADL's Diploma in Herbs could meet your needs.
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Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposes, self-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to higher qualifications. You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support and be able to start at any time.
Herb Culture course online. Develop a solid grounding in herb growing and the herb industry. Half of the course deals with general herb culture, including identification, soils, mulching, feeding, watering, propagation, pest & disease control, harvest, storage, processing, companion planting, nursery management and herb farming. The remainder of the course involves detailed studies of major groups of herbs such as: mints, thymes, lavenders, scented geraniums, garlic, roses, artemisias and parsley.
Learn to successfully cultivate herbs. Develop a solid grounding in herb growing and the herb industry. Half of the course deals with...
Learn how to identify and grow around 100 different madicinal herbs and how they are used, and how herbal medicines can be...
Enhance your management skills in crop production. This course covers both the skills required to manage a horticultural farm...
Diploma in Horticulture (Herbs) course online. If your career choice is to be involved with Professional Herb Production and want to improve your Practical Skills...
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