Training

Creating A Forest Garden (15 day course over 15 weeks)

Forest gardens are a way of growing food in a low-maintenance, productive polyculture which makes the most efficient use of space and natural processes. Learn all about forest gardens and get a qualification on the way on this exciting new 15 week course! You can gain 16 credits, a nationally recognised level 2 Award in Horticulture and a new unit 'Creating A Forest Garden'. This course is for people who are passionate about plants, especially the edible ones. We cover many things including:

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Introduction to Permaculture (PACT)

Tutors: Joe Reid and Seema Patel. Looking for ways to live more sustainably but are unsure of how to take action? Permaculture offers positive practical solutions. Permaculture is a regenerative, ethical design methodology that copies natural systems, to tread lightly on the Earth. Whether designing a community garden, your window ledge or even how you make a cup of tea(!) the principles of permaculture can guide you towards a much more sustainable and enjoyable life.

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Saturday Open day & workday

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

 

Due to popular demand, we are now opening our gates every third Saturday of the month. Come join our open day and gain some informal training in forest gardening and the design process. Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into whatever needs doing!

We will be located at DIFFERENT SITES around the park - often planting trees and shrubs, working at Manor House Lodge, or at the nursery site. Please call 07733 330379  /  07804 596645 to find out where to meet.

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Intro to Permaculture (PACT)

With Claire White and Ros Bedlow. Looking for ways to live more sustainably but are unsure of how to take action? Permaculture offers positive practical solutions. Permaculture is a regenerative, ethical design methodology that copies natural systems, to tread lightly on the Earth. Whether designing a community garden, your window ledge or even how you make a cup of tea(!) the principles of permaculture can guide you towards a much more sustainable and enjoyable life.

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Intro to Permaculture (PACT)

with Seema Patel and Joe Reid. Looking for ways to live more sustainably but are unsure of how to take action? Permaculture offers positive practical solutions. Permaculture is a regenerative, ethical design methodology that copies natural systems, to tread lightly on the Earth. Whether designing a community garden, your window ledge or even how you make a cup of tea(!) the principles of permaculture can guide you towards a much more sustainable and enjoyable life.

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Intro to Permaculture (PACT)

With Joe Reid and James Taylor. Looking for ways to live more sustainably but are unsure of how to take action? Permaculture offers positive practical solutions. Permaculture is a regenerative, ethical design methodology that copies natural systems, to tread lightly on the Earth. Whether designing a community garden, your window ledge or even how you make a cup of tea(!) the principles of permaculture can guide you towards a much more sustainable and enjoyable life.

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carpentry training - 3 legged stools/little table

- learn how to join and finish wood the traditional way, so you have a stool or simple table by the end of the day
- use a range of tools
- option to buy a kit to make an additional stool

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