On this course you will learn how to establish a forest garden - a growing form inspired by how natural ecosystems work with the goal of producing a wide variety of fruits, bear, nuts and leafy vegetables while in storage of carbon dioxide and creating scope for increased biodiversity.
For two days, theory and practice of forestry horticulture art at several locations in the woodland garden areas Stjärnsund. We will visit two of the resort's gardens and forest work practically with planting trees, shrubs and vines in a third timber garden in a private villa garden.
Off course content:
- Forest horticulture grounds – natural prototypes, succession, good examples
- Crude Forms
- To read the landscape - microclimate, land, water and biodiversity
- Scarification Techniques
- Placement and planting trees and shrubs
- The art of creating functioning planted together
- Maintenance work: What needs to be done the first two years of the forest garden to succeed?
This course gives you everything you need to get started on their own or develop an initiated forest garden projects!
times: The course starts on Saturday 25 May 2019 at 9.00 and we finish the afternoon Sunday 26 May.
Teachers at the course: Philip Weiss & Annevi Sjöberg, authors Forest garden - grow edibles everywhere (This year's garden book 2018) and Martin Gustafsson, gardener with years of experience in timber gardening.
Course fee: 2500 kr (inkl moms). food included (coffee, lunch and dinner on Saturday, refreshments and lunch on Sunday).
Accommodation: There is plenty of accommodation in Stjärnsund, a compilation you will find here.
To bring: Clothes for all weather, we will be outdoors much of the weekend. Gladly own grip / shovel.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Notification: Please register by paying the course fee. The course fee includes food. Please note: The course fee includes a fee of 500 SEK as not refunded on cancellation.