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Courses and events in 2019

 

Practical Forest Gardening

Venue: Hulme Garden Centre, Manchester

Dates: 23/24 February 2019

Hulme Garden Centre is a great example of how forest gardening can create the setting for a vibrant space for commercial, community and educational use. During the course we will explore how this way of gardening to transform your own garden, allotment. We will also see and discuss examples of forest gardens in public and community spaces.

Contact: Kath Gavin kath@hulmegardencentre.org.uk

 

 

Waldgarten-Intensivkurs

Venue: Peace of Land, Berlin, Germany

Dates: 24-26 May 2019

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

http://www.peaceof.land/

 

Developing Plant skills

Venue: Karuna, Shropshire

Dates: 29/30 June 2019

Contact: Merav Wheeelhouse, merav66@hotmail.com

Bookings: http://www.karuna.org.uk/make-your-own-plants.html

 

Permaculture and related subjects

Introduction to Permaculture

Venue: Karuna, Shropshire

Dates: 20/21 July 2019

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: Merav Wheeelhouse, merav66@hotmail.com

http://www.karuna.org.uk/permaculture-introduction.html

 

Make your own plants

A two day, hands-on introduction to plant identification and propagation in practice and theory

Venue: Karuna, Shropshire

Dates: 29/30 June 2019

Contact: Merav Wheeelhouse, merav66@hotmail.com

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.

http://www.karuna.org.uk/make-your-own-plants.html

 

Living in Community

Many people dream of setting up or living in a community, but are unsure how to go about it. This two day course offers an overview of what is involved and gives you time to think about making this dream a reality.

Co-facilitators Jed Picklsey and Tomas Remiarz have over 20 years experience of living and working in cooperatives, communities and collectives.

Venue: Karuna, Shropshire

Dates: 24/25 August 2019

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: Merav Wheeelhouse, merav66@hotmail.com

 http://www.karuna.org.uk/living-in-community.htm l

 

Changing the Face of the City with Forest Gardening - Advanced course

The course willl cover:

  • Forest gardens for homes, neighbourhoods, public spaces, market gardens and farms

  • Reading and understanding the landscape as a starting point for site design

  • Trees, bushes, herbs and ground cover, climbers, roots, mushrooms and how to choose them

  • Working with challenging sites: soil remediation and fertility building

  • Designing with and for people

  • Converting orchards into forest gardens

  • Design for easy maintenance

Venue: Tolcuv Dvur Eco-centre, Prague, Czechia

Dates: 7 - 10 November 2011

Cost: To be confirmed

Contact: katka.hora@gmail.com