Dowsing: an Introduction and Overview

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This fascinating entry level course with a leading dowser of the Southwest
introduces the history and lore of dowsing and its various uses. Includes a
tour of local areas of interest (including some within Monkton Wyld Court's
very borders)!

Dates: 
21 May 2010 to 23 May 2010
Teachers
Alan Neal
Cost: 
£215 residential, £145 non-residential
Telephone number: 
01297 560342

Building a Compost Loo II

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Construction: What tools and materials are best suited to this kind of
construction in this climate (and others)? Fundamental construction safety
and proper tool usage reviewed and the building of the loo itself led and
overseen by our experienced instructor. In conjunction with Compost Loo I
April 16th - 18th.

Dates: 
23 April 2010 to 25 April 2010
Teachers
Malcolm Drew
Telephone number: 
01297 560342

Building a Compost Loo I

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Theory, Design and Practice: What is a compost toilet and why is it so worth
having? What factors are important in choosing the site and what design
options should be considered? Design and basic construction covered. In
conjunction with Compost Loo II April 23rd - 25th

Dates: 
16 April 2010 to 18 April 2010
Teachers
Malcolm Drew
Telephone number: 
01297 560342

Internship to implement new site design

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This 3 week internship is to begin implementing the communal design on this new site, and provides a fantastic opportunity to deepen skills, learn and practice community building techniques and deepen new friendships. It follows on from the PDC held from 1st-13th August (http://permaculture.org.uk/education/course/permaculture-design-course-2...) but is open to all certificate holders.

Dates: 
16 August 2010 to 4 September 2010
Cost: 
£100
Contact Name: 
Richard Perkins or Sam Trousdale

Edible Landscaping Course Summer 2010

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Have you ever wanted to grow your own food, but thought you did not have the time?

Based on permaculture principles, this Edible Landscaping course will take you through:

low maintenance food growing and gardening techniques, how to combine food growing
with aesthetics, unusual perennial food plants, managing your pests naturally, working with
weeds, basic soil science, water management techniques and basic design skills.

Dates: 
15 April 2010 to 24 June 2010
More dates and times information: 
7-9pm, missing half term
Teachers
Michele Fitzsimmons
Cost: 
£76 with a reduced fee of £61