Introduction to Forest Gardening

Specialist - Forest gardening
Summary information

A forest garden is multifunctional habitat, based on the model of a natural woodland. Comprised of several layers which are usually composed of fruit and nut trees, fruit bushes, perennial vegetables and herbs; it can be tailored to fit any garden. With informed design, a forest garden will be low maintenance and highly productive for many years to come.
This course will help you understand and apply the principles and design of forest gardens and appreciate the practical considerations involved. It is fully accredited by Aberystwyth University giving you the opportunity to study at Higher Education CQFW level 4, giving 5 credits which are excellent for professional development.
Assessment work is embedded in the course.

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
01974 831300
Contact Details: 
£50 / £40 (before 30 Sep) / £5 (fee waiver scheme)
Contact name: 
Angie Polkey
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
Venue day 1: Edward Richard Centre, Ystrad Meurig, Ceredigion Venue day 2 (morning): Angie & Andy Polkey's Forest Gardens, Swyddffynnon, Ceredigion
14 November 2015 to 15 November 2015
Angie Polkey
Venue information

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