Among the topics covered in five days of intense study and practice:
Introduction to Permaculture; Definition, approaches and examples of Food Forest; Climate and morphology in relation to design; water management, infiltration and passive irrigation; Ecology of a forest: natural succession, layers of vegetation, vegetation density, functional biodiversity (ecosystem functions), niches and species; Structures, fences and areas of use; Soil: horizons, interactions, fertilisation, composting (hot compost, bocashi); the Food Forest Planning; Selection of species; Preparation, fertilisation and inoculation of the soil; Planting, cover crops and soil protection with mulch; ordinary and extraordinary management according to the stages of a food forest and much, much more ...
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