Monestevole's Farm to Table Permaculture Design Course
Aug
27
to Sep 8

Monestevole's Farm to Table Permaculture Design Course

The Permaculture Design Course (PDC) is a 72-hour internationally recognised training engaging head, heart and hands of participants to discover the principles and techniques of Permaculture.

At Tribewanted Monestevole in Umbria, Italy, we bring learning about Permaculture into its right context. At our sustainable community, not only will you become an accredited permaculturist, but you'll be able to put in practice all the theories on the permaculture gardens, urban gardens, with the animals and in the local kitchen.

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Permaculture Design Course - Make A Life, Make a Livelihood
Oct
1
to Nov 3

Permaculture Design Course - Make A Life, Make a Livelihood

Permaculture is concerned with what truly matters, our most basic human needs, from clean water and healthy food to companionship and belonging, purpose and self-actualisation. It is a design approach that uses patterns and principles from natural ecosystems to help us meet our needs in cooperation with people and planet. 

"It has completely changed my perspective towards every aspect of my life: my health, my relationship with family and friends, my relationship to the planet."

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Weed identification and natural pest control
Jun
20
6:30pm 6:30pm

Weed identification and natural pest control

Is it a weed or a plant?This is a common question that gardeners ask themselves when expecting seedlings to sprout. We will take a look at what’s growing in the garden and help you distinguish between the weeds and wanted plants. We will also explore natural pest control methods to help you protect your crops without polluting them.

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Permaculture Design Course - Creating Resilient Communities - South London
Apr
8
to Apr 30

Permaculture Design Course - Creating Resilient Communities - South London

7 weekend between April 8th and July 16th 2017 - At various venues around South London

The Permaculture Design Course is a 72-hour often life-changing experience, accredited by the UK Permaculture Association. Over the period of 7 weekends we will explore practical and creative solutions for building resilient communities and designing abundant eco-systems.

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Forest Gardening
Feb
7
11:00am11:00am

Forest Gardening

Forest gardens can give a multitude of yields while supporting biodiversity and a number of other ecological functions. With this session you will get an overview of the main characteristics of forest gardens, what to look out for when designing your forest garden as well as some practical skills for maintaining the existing forest garden at Glengall Wharf. 

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No Dig Gardening
Jan
31
11:00am11:00am

No Dig Gardening

In some cases digging is necessary. In most cases it disturbs soil life, lessens soil moisture and causes weeds to grow. This two-hour session is an introduction to the why and the how of no dig gardening. Participants will walk away with a clear idea of how to start a no dig garden as well as how to maintain it.

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Soil Care & Compost
Jan
24
11:00am11:00am

Soil Care & Compost

In the soil care and composting session, we will examine what the components of good garden soil are, how we can keep it healthy for producing food and flowers and how to improve it using different composting methods. We'll explore techniques that are applicable on different scales, from the community garden to the back garden or the balcony.

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Natural Pest Control
Jan
17
11:00am11:00am

Natural Pest Control

Pest or guest? In this two-hour session you will become familiar with common garden pests and diseases such as slugs, aphids, blight and pigeons. We'll be looking at practical tools and strategies to overcome these unwanted visitors, including some companion planting ideas, and implementing some tried and tested techniques to help prevent them.

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Soil & Compost
Nov
19
10:30am10:30am

Soil & Compost

We will examine what the components of good soil are, how we can keep it healthy for producing food and flowers and how to improve it using different composting methods. We'll explore techniques that are applicable on different scales, from our community garden to containers of pots on a balcony.

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Growing Low Maintenance Edible Landscapes
Oct
30
10:30am10:30am

Growing Low Maintenance Edible Landscapes

In this two hour workshop we will explore some of the design principles that can help us create low-maintenance edible landscapes using perennial fruit and vegetables. These edible landscapes, on a larger scale also forest gardens, can provide food, but also other resources such as timber and firewood as well as valuable habitat for wildlife.

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Permaculture Design Course – Creating Resilient Communities
Apr
9
to Jul 24

Permaculture Design Course – Creating Resilient Communities

The Permaculture Design Course is a 72-hour inspiring and often life-changing course, accredited by the UK Permaculture Association. Over the period of 7 weekends we will explore practical and creative solutions for building resilient communities and designing abundant eco-systems. We will discover how we can work with, rather than against nature to fulfil our human needs whilst caring for the earth and the people. The course has a strong practical emphasis on ecological and social design thinking and how this can be applied in different parts of our life and society.

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