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
Ground preparation, planning and maintenance
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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