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Courses and events in 2020/21

Due to the ongoing pandemic I have been running a much reduced programme of courses in 2020. I expect to go back to some face to face teaching next year. At the same time I am also developing some online courses - watch this space.

If you are interested in hosting or organising any of the courses below pelase get in touch, and feel free to suggets other subjects


Introduction to forest gardening

No courses planned this year. This is usually a weekend course. I am in the process of developing an online version.


Advanced forest gardening

No courses planned at the moment. This can be a 3-6 day course, with a focus on case studies and the chance for participants to create their own designs.



Venue: Peace of Land, Berlin, Germany

Dates: 18-20 September 2020

Note: Dieser Kurs ist auf Deutsch!

Peace of Land ist ein junger Waldgarten im Osten Berlins, wo wir die Praxis und Theorie des Waldgarten erproben und durchleuchten werden.

Kontakt: Stefan Schneider, Peace of Land



Developing Plant skills

This course covers plant identification, propagation from seed and other propagation methods. This can be a 2-3 day course.

No courses planned at the moment.


Permaculture and related subjects

Introduction to Permaculture

Venue: Applewood, Herefordshire

Dates: 29 Feb/ 1 March 2020

Cost: Full rate , includes all meals - £160 to £200 (Sliding scale - pay what you can afford according to your income). Concessionary rate for those with no income £140 (limited to 3 places). Camping fee £6 per person per night.

Contact: courses@applewood.org.uk


Permaculture Design Course

Venue: Applewood, Herefordshire

Dates: 29 Feb/ - 5 July 2020, 6 weekends

Cost: Full rate £650; concessions available

Contact: courses@applewood.org.uk



Living in Community

This is a course I co-facilitate with Jed Picksley. It covers a broad range of subjects relevant to setting up and being involved in community living. Content and format and flexible and can be ltailored to the needs for the participants.

No courses planned at the moment.