Designing Edible Spaces – London

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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

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9.30-17.00
2 February 2019
3 February 2019
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