Permaculture Home Food Gardens 

(Garden to Plate)

1 DAY

6 HOURS

Who is this course for?

This is for time poor people, it’s just one day, this is for you, come and have fun and learn how to grow fresh crispy mineral rich sustainable, chemical free home grown produce.     

Objectives 

This course provides students, with an outline and understanding of how to design and create productive edible landscapes.

Outcomes 

Students will gain an understanding of the organic horticultural and permaculture concepts, strategies and techniques to build and maintain a food garden system.  

Students will learn to:

1- design a garden

2-understand and learn the needs of plants and how to build and maintain a healthy soil food web.      

Sessions 

Session 1

What is Permaculture

  • Permaculture defined and its use                                      

  • The Cultivated Ecology -Zone 1 

  • Permaculture kitchen garden design

  • pattern application

  • least path layout design

  • small and large space growing

  • sun angles -aspect  

  • garden planning and layout

Session 2

How Plants Grow

  • Plant nutrients

  • What elements do plants need?

  • How much water does my garden need?

  • When to and how-to water

  • Seasonal planting

Session 3

How to Prepare the Soil – healthy soil -healthy plants

  • Soil food web

  • Sand to healthy living soil

  • Measuring soil pH

  • Water absorption test

Session 4

 Home Composting and Worm Farms

  • Why, what and how to compost

  • Hot and cold composting

  • How to use compost

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