Past training

A Taste of Forest Gardening

Booking Form here

Create your own little Eden with fruit and nuts weighing down the branches of your trees and delicious, unusual edibles available all year round - without all the hassle of a vegetable patch! Come on A Taste of Forest Gardening and:

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Plant Propagation, day 2 (Wed October 7th)

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here
If you also book onto Plant Propagation day 1 (Sat 18th July) and do the homework, you can try for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Plant Propagation, day 1 (Sat 18th July)

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here.

If you also book onto Plant Propagation #2 (Wednesday 7th October 2015) and do the homework, you can try for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Plant Propagation Overview, September 16th

Join tutor Jo Homan to learn how to create new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here

WE WILL COVER

  • the difference between sexual and vegetative propagation
  • a little bit of plant anatomy
  • a range of practical propagation methods including: hardwood cuttings, division, layering.

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1 day volunteering / £20 / £10 conc

Paying and volunteering must be completed by Friday 11th September 2015.

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Plant Propagation Overview, June 20th

Join tutor Glyn Harries to learn how to create new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here

WE WILL COVER

  • the difference between sexual and vegetative propagation
  • a little bit of plant anatomy
  • a range of practical propagation methods including: chip bud grafting, division, layering and softwood cuttings.

COST
1 day volunteering / £20 / £10 conc

Paying and volunteering must be completed by 12th June.

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Introduction to Permaculture (PACT) July 25&26 2015

This course is fully booked Tutors: Graham Burnett 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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CANCELLED_Türkçe konuşanlar için Permakültüre giriş (Introduction to Permaculture for speakers of Turkish)

Bahçenizi daha verimli hale getirmek için doğayla birlikte nasıl çalışabileceğinizi öğrenmek ister misiniz? Permakültür, daha az bakım gerektiren, daha fazla verim sağlayan, güzel ve biyo-çeşitlilik gösteren bahçeler yaratmak için doğayla birlikte çalışan bir tasarım yöntemidir. Bu, size permakültür hakkında temel bilgiler verirken bu bilgileri nasıl kullanacağınızı öğretecek interaktif, uygulamalı ve eğlenceli bir kurstur.

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Creating A Forest Garden: 10 day course over 2 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 course! This is its third incarnation, this time as a two week course. One week in December, one week in March. 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.

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