Designing Edible Spaces - Evening Class

Summary information

Would you like to be: * Growing your own food but feel you don’t have space or the time? * Eating more organic food but think it’s too expensive? Transform your garden into a productive, low maintenance, edible garden, that is full of food, friendly to wildlife & looks good. This course covers: * Hands-on design skills * Overview of edible plants and mushrooms * Strategies for low maintenance & ecological growing practices * Backyard animals * Soil, fertility & composting * Water & irrigation options * Applying ideas to your own space * Creating a design for your own space The course is suitable for beginners as well people with more gardening/design experience. Learn what the possibilities are, and how to: * Get more out of your space by using vertical growing for optimum production in a small space. * Identify microclimates and create new microclimates to increase productivity. Get food from shade. * Apply simple solutions for any type of garden, from a small yard to an allotment or school. What you take away from the course * Printed, full colour, 36-page A4 course handbook * Digital A4 colour handouts Concepts Covered on this Course * Designing * Creating & augmenting micro climates * Permaculture principles * Mapping * Composting * Mulching * Pruning Who is this course for? * Homeowners * Allotment holders * Community Groups * Landscape & Maintenance Gardeners * School Teachers/Workers

Booking and further information
Sliding Scale from £65
Contact name: 
Niels Corfield
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Dates and times
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8 week evening class course from 18:30 to 21:00 each week with half term after 4 weeks.
9 January 2019 to 6 March 2019
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