Helen Pitel

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About me

Permaculture Designer and Teacher. My garden at Tin Bath House is a member of the LAND network.

Educator experience

Land based project planning and implementation since 1999, including small organic growing/box scheme, various gardens and community projects.

Educator skills

Growing food, flowers, herbs, hedges and trees.  No-dig growing methods.  Plant propagation. 


Biodiversity and wildlife. 

The geology and soils of the Cotswolds.  

Sustainability and community action. 

Green Housekeeping. 

Ergonomic gardening tools and gardening techniques for the less physically able.


Educator qualifications

BA (Oxon) Agricultural and Forest Science 1980. 

RHS General Examination in Horticulture 1992. 

Permaculture Design Course 1999. 

PGCE in Adult, Further, Higher and Adult Education 2005.