Food Forest - planning and planting



Learn how food forests work – how they can be designed, planned and maintained, and the sort of plants that can be put into them to make the food forest look after itself after a few years and give you very little work for a lot of return in food nutrition. The course covers the following:

A Food Forest - what is it and why do I need it?
Products of a food forest
Key features - 7 layers of a food forest
Planting for fertility
Site analysis
Ground preparation, planning and maintenance
Plant propagation
Timing of planting and designing the layers
Identifying site specific plants
Using design tools
Completing a design

 2 day weekend course. Cost $200 per person or $300 for two people learning together. Places are limited to 15. Cost includes morning and afternoon tea.

 Practical and theory sessions based on an urban permaculture property in New Plymouth which has a fledgling food forest.

 To book a place on the course, contact: Dee Turner: 0211252035 or

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 05:00
Location / Venue: 

28a Trafalgar Street, Westown, New Plymouth, 4310

$200 per person or $300 for 2 people
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