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One Day Permaculture/Forest Gardening Courses

· One Day Introduction to Forest Gardening

Date: Saturday 2nd June 2012 Arrive 9:30 for 10.am Start finish at 4.pm

This 1 day course will clearly explain the principles of managing a forest garden through a series of practical steps. Combining theory and practical exercises, there will be opportunities to practice forest garden design, and learn about implementing and maintaining your own site. We will also cover the history of Forest Gardening and its connection with Permaculture.                            Venue: Margaret McMillan Nursery School Hornsey Rise, Islington. London N19 3SF

· One day Introduction to Permaculture Gardening

Date: Sunday 3rd June 2012 Arrive 9:30 for 10.am Start finish at 4.pm

The course will cover permaculture gardening, and focus on how natural systems can teach us to garden sustainably by “Working with Nature”. The Day will cover:

No dig gardening

Mulching

Perennial food growing

Polyculture food growing

Design exercises

Maintenance

Venue: Both the courses will take place at a 16-year-old urban forest garden planted by Naturewise in the grounds of Margaret McMillan School, which is a wonderful example of how urban land management can support many beneficial relationships and produce many yields.

Courses led by Claire White http://www.clairewhitegardens.co.uk

Cost: £50. Full fee £25. Cons

For Information and Bookings Contact: clairewhitegardens@gmail.com

www.clairewhitegardens.co.uk

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