An overview of permaculture and forest gardening techniques and the differences to 'traditional' gardening.
Find out how to: harness these techniques to suit your needs; maximise productivity while minimising labour; maintain healthy soil and encourage wildlife.
See how we put these principles into practice in our edible garden. Discuss the uses, cultivation and needs of various plants and learn how we build healthy soil.
Discuss design considerations for varying conditions and aspects of a garden and making the most of your outdoor space.
Finding the best plants for different spaces and draw up a 'wish list' for plants to start with when you get home.
Learn how to obtain and cultivate plants, with guidance on: stratification and sowing of seeds, pruning, cuttings and rootstocks / grafting.
The course will finish with tea and cake and the opportunity to ask any further questions.