This course will give you a solid introduction to edible gardening and you will learn how to design and plant your own edible garden.
Discover the basic principles of forest gardening and permaculture, how our garden was designed and realised, and how to apply these ideas to your own garden.
The course will cover:
You’ll finish the day with lots of inspiration for edible garden planting and plenty of tips and ideas for no-dig gardening techniques.
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.
A great day. Learnt loads - now I need to put it into practice!
Great day & never knew we could eat so many plants! Learnt lots, thank you.
Great day! Look forward to trying it all out.
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Edible Gardening will run from 10am until 4pm and includes a delicious farm lunch.
This course is suitable for complete beginners to the more experienced gardeners looking to learn more about Forest Gardening and Permaculture principles.
Some of the day will be spent outside in the garden. Please check the weather for NP25 and dress appropriately.
Beca created our edible garden Beca designed and planted our edible garden and teaches our edible gardening course. Since discovering…