Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Content Overview
Permaculture

Why do we need Permaculture?
Current state of the world

Ecological foundation –
Understanding the cycles of nature
Understanding the importance of the ecological web

Soil –
Analysis
Characteristics & properties
Interventions

Succession

Plant propagation
and nursery management –

Setting up a nursery
Seed saving

Insects management 
& plant health –¬†

 

Brief definition of PC
& history –

Principles of PC –

Fertility –
Compost
Manure
Liquid composts & manures
Earthworms
EMO
Nutrients

Plants –
Useful plants
Their roles
Companion planting
Guilds and polyculture
Trees
Windbreaks
Orchards

 

PC ethics –

Design –
Tools
Steps
Checklist

Water
Conservation & management
Catchment, harvesting, storage
Swales
Dams

Planting techniques –
Especially for water-wise drought conditions

Animals –

Practicals & demos –¬†
A-frame construction
Earthworm bin set-up
Chicken tractor