Past training

Plant Propagation #1: propagation overview, hardwood cuttings and division

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Choose either Saturday 8th November OR Tuesday 11th November 2014.
If you also book onto Plant Propagation #2 (24th OR 28th March 2015) and do the homeworks, you can go for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Plant Propagation #1: propagation overview, hardwood cuttings and division

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Choose either Saturday 8th November OR Tuesday 11th November 2014.
If you also book onto Plant Propagation #2 (24th OR 28th March 2015) and do the homeworks, you can go for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Planting for Plenty: 24th, 25th & 26th September (3rd day optional)

smart thinking strategies - build your own self-watering balcony box & learn about permaculture

Looking for a better life? One that's better for you *and* the planet? Come on Planting for Plenty with Ros and Claire. We'll teach you about a whole new way of looking at life, called 'permaculture', and we'll help you build a balcony planter using scrap materials.

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Planting for Plenty: 22nd, 23rd & 25th July (3rd day optional)

smart thinking strategies - build your own self-watering balcony box & learn about permaculture

Looking for a better life? One that's better for you *and* the planet? Come on Planting for Plenty with Joe and Claire. We'll teach you about a whole new way of looking at life, called 'permaculture', and we'll help you build a balcony planter using scrap materials.

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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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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, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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

 

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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Saturday Open day & workday

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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

 

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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Saturday Open day & workday

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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

 

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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