A solid introductory course to permaculture.
• Learn more about living in a greener, environmentally friendly and sustainable way.
• Study the fundamentals in far greater depth than most permaculture courses
• Understand the biological systems; and how the different parts of nature interact, before moving on to learn to actually design full blown permaculture systems.
To develop the student’s understanding of how to plan and develop a self sustaining, environmentally stable productive garden based on the patterns which occur in nature.
There are 5 lessons in this course:
1. Concepts: The basic theory and ethics of Permaculture
2. The Environment: Ecosystems, the web of life and interactions between living organisms
3. Soils: Soil management, fertilisers, nitrogen, cultivation, gas and nutrient cycles
4. Climate and Water: The hydrological cycle, infiltration, microclimates, the Greenhouse Effect, water and plants
5. Forest Systems: Biomass, how natural systems relate to agricultural systems.
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