Specialist permaculture courses on forest gardening.

Permaculture Design Certificate Course

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Saturday - Visit Parkwood Springs Forest Garden with the Burngreave Cemetery PDC group. Led by SCC community Forester Tim Shortland. 10.00 - 4.00
Sunday - Burngreave Cemetery Old mortuary chapel community facility.10.00 - 4.00

Dates: 
12 July 2014 to 13 July 2014
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2nd/3rd August at Greave House Farm; 6th/7th September SY Energy centre; 5th/6th October Apple day
Teachers
Saleema Imam/ Barbara and Chris Bristow/ Tim Shortland/ Daniele Rideau
Cost: 
£50 PER WEEKEND
Address: 
Burngreave Cemetery, Melrose Road , Sheffield 3
Contact name: 
Saleema Imam

Forest Gardening

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A look at the concept of forest gardening and suitable plants to use. Learn how to design your own perennial food garden.

Discover a low maintenance perennial system of food growing which uses nature as its inspiration by mimicking young natural woodland. Forest gardens can be incorporated into even very small gardens.

Dates: 
30 August 2014
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10 - 12.30
Teachers
Pippa Chapman
Cost: 
£25
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Forest Gardening

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Edible forest gardening is the art and science of putting plants together in woodland-like patterns that forge mutually beneficial relationships, creating a garden ecosystem that is more than the sum of its parts. You can grow fruits, nuts, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, other useful plants, and animals in a way that mimics natural ecosystems. The aim is to create a low input, high output system that benefits people and the environment, providing a great range of products. A forest garden is designed and established according to site and the needs of the client.

At karuna you will be able to see & lean from examples of forest gardens that have been establishing over the past 5 years and see Permaculture in action all around you.Edible forest gardening is the art and science of putting plants together in woodland-like patterns that forge mutually beneficial relationships, creating a garden ecosystem that is more than the sum of its parts. You can grow fruits, nuts, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, other useful plants, and animals in a way that mimics natural ecosystems. The aim is to create a low input, high output system that benefits people and the environment, providing a great range of products. A forest garden is designed and established according to site and the needs of the client.

At karuna you will be able to see & lean from examples of forest gardens that have been establishing over the past 5 years and see Permaculture in action all around you. full details here http://www.karuna.org.uk/index.php?pageid=42

Dates: 
12 July 2014 to 13 July 2014
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arrival & introduction 11 July Friday eve 4pm onwards, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 5pm
Teachers
Chris Evans
Cost: 
Sliding scale £135 to £150, concessions £110 (limited to 4)
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Forest Gardening, Scottish Borders

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Forests are self-fertile assemblages of mutually beneficial trees, plants, fungi, animals, birds and invertebrates, which are productive throughout the seasons and offer niches for flora and fauna to prosper in a mutually supportive way. They are sustained by the natural cycles of life where the outputs of each species meet the needs of each other in intricate and sustaining ways.

Forest gardens are low input / high output systems, tailored to meeting the maximum productivity from minimum work, by careful thinking, planning, design and execution.

Come and see how it works at Garden Cottage!

Dates: 
9 August 2014 to 10 August 2014
Teachers
Graham Bell
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Cost: 
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Address: 
Garden Cottage, Coldstream
Contact name: 
Graham Bell
Telephone number: 
01890 88 2448

Forest Gardening, Scottish Borders

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Forests are self-fertile assemblages of mutually beneficial trees, plants, fungi, animals, birds and invertebrates, which are productive throughout the seasons and offer niches for flora and fauna to prosper in a mutually supportive way. They are sustained by the natural cycles of life where the outputs of each species meet the needs of each other in intricate and sustaining ways.

Forest gardens are low input / high output systems, tailored to meeting the maximum productivity from minimum work, by careful thinking, planning, design and execution.

Come and see how it works at Garden Cottage!

Dates: 
15 March 2014 to 16 March 2014
Teachers
Graham Bell
Apprentice Teachers
no
Cost: 
See website for details
Address: 
Garden Cottage, Coldstream
Contact name: 
Graham Bell
Telephone number: 
01890 88 2448

One day Forest Garden Introduction

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This course will cover the basics of forest gardening in a day, we will look at the origins of this popular form of perennial food growing and how it relates to woodland management, forests & permaculture. The day will include identifying which plants work well in a temperate climate, and city, plant relationships, and a design exercise on paper (which can be your own garden). This will all take place is the inspiring setting of Spitalfields City Farm which now has 3 examples of forest garden.

Dates: 
8 February 2014
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Start at 9.45am Ending at 4.30pm
Teachers
Claire White
Apprentice Teachers
yes
Cost: 
£60 full price- £30 cons
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Address: 
http://www.spitalfieldscityfarm.org/news?page=5
Contact name: 
Claire White
Telephone number: 
07899843061

Weekend Forest Garden Course

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Learn about different aspects of Forest Gardens at Offshoots Permaculture Project in the Old Walled garden of Towneley Hall. Explore Succession, plan your own Forest Garden and investigate differnt propagation techniques for trees. Delivered by the WEA this course is subsidized and FREE to those on Means Tested Benefits.

Dates: 
23 November 2013 to 24 November 2013
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10am-3pm
Teachers
Joevanka Gregory
Cost: 
£31 or FREE if on means tested benefits C3835319
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Telephone number: 
0151 2435340

Forest Gardening Weekend

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Forest Gardening is booming around our Biosphere. This is one of our solutions of sustainable food growth, even in an urban setting. In this weekend Niels Corfield will go through all elements of Forest Gardening.

Niels Corfield is an experienced and passionate forest garden designer. At the Biospheric Project and in our own Forest Garden he will cover the basics of forest gardening, provide you with understanding of how we design a forest garden and will give you a whole era of species that can be placed within a forest garden. Besides theory we will also have practical sessions like planting, composting and other aspects that are crucial to forest gardeners.

See the link below for much more information.

Dates: 
16 November 2013 to 17 November 2013
Teachers
Niels Corfield and Benjamin van Ooij
Cost: 
120
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Address: 
East Philip Street , Salford, M3 7LE, United Kingdom
Contact name: 
Ben
Telephone number: 
0161 839 6872

Practical Forest Gardening Course part 1

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This is a rare opportunity to not only learn about the theory behind forest gardening, but also to participate in the planting of one at a favourite established permaculture site. Please note: we're returning to the site where we planted out the first phase of a new forest garden five years ago and will be extending the planting into an adjacent area, using what we've learned from the first time around. The site is quite challenging, being on a steep slope at 400m above sea level and on acidic soil, so also shows what can be achieved, even in difficult conditions. Heathercombe is also very beautiful, being on the edge of wild Dartmoor.
The course also includes a visit to Martin Crawford's flagship forest garden near Totnes.
Please note this is the first part of two complementary courses which can be taken either individually or together. Part two will focus on the planting out of the understory in the existing forest garden area.

Dates: 
20 February 2019 to 24 February 2019
More dates and times information: 
Five full days (9.00am - 5.00pm), plus a couple of evenings.
Teachers
Aranya, Phil Gamble & Martin Crawford.
Cost: 
£375 (incl. tuition, handouts accommodation & food)
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Forest Gardening

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This course covers:
What a forest garden looks like and how it works. How to plan, plant and maintain a forest garden. Setting up forest gardens in different situations (private gardens, community or commercial projects). Converting conventional gardens and greenspaces.

Dates: 
10 October 2013 to 11 October 2013
More dates and times information: 
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Teachers
Tomas Remiarz
Cost: 
£37.20 - some free places available