Weekend Intro to Permaculture, Scottish borders
The course is held at Garden Cottage in Britains oldest intentional forest garden. There is nowhere better to learn about permaculture. You will be learning in a place where permaculture principles have been put into practice for over 25 years!
The course will be led by Graham Bell. There is no-one better to start your permaculture journey with. Graham has a thirty year engagement with permaculture and has been teaching the subject for twenty five years. He has taught on four continents, pioneering new approaches in environments and cultures as diverse as Iceland and Israel, Slovenia and Senegal, Guinea and Germany.
There are 2 oppertunities to take this course:
3rd/4th December 2016 or 4th/5th February 2017
This introductory weekend can also form the first module of a full PDC.
By the end of the weekend you will be able to:
Design for a sustainable future,
Understand permaculture planting methods,
Recognise and utilise natural patterns in nature,
Design for minimum intervention and maximum yield,
Harvest and conserve energy,
Harvest and conserve water,
Permaculture composting and the value of healthy soils,
Learn how to understand and manage relationships between people and the land.
Full details of the Core Curriculum can be found here
Places are limited to 12 so please book early to avoid disappointment! You can book your place, HERE
The cost of the Course is dependent upon your personal circumstances. Please visit the Course Charges page for details. These are under review, so early booking may well save costs. We do not consider you have booked unless you have paid or made an arrangement to pay in instalments.