On this course you will learn how to start a timber garden - a growing form and a garden ideals which inspired by nature groves and forest planting a variety of fruit trees, nut trees, berry bushes, climbing plants, nutritious vegetables while storing carbon dioxide and create habitats for bumblebees, bees and other wild friends.
For two days, theory and practice of forestry horticulture art at the award winning restaurant Solgårdskrogens lands in Nittsjö, Rattvik. During the course, we will plant the first trees and bushes in their future forest garden.
- Forest horticulture grounds
- Location Criteria and location analysis - How to find the right spot for a woodland garden?
- Crude Forms: The woody and herbaceous plants
- 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?
- Introduction to propagation techniques
This course gives you everything you need to get started on their own or develop an initiated forest garden projects! Want to know more about forest gardens? On Forest Garden blog you will find a definition and more readable on forest gardens.
times: The course starts on Saturday 31 August 2019 at 10.00 and we finish the afternoon Sunday 1 september.
Teachers at the course: Philip Weiss & Annevi Sjöberg, authors Forest garden - grow edibles everywhere which was named the year's garden book 2018 of Stock Company Holms Gartner
Course fee: 2500 kr (inkl moms) food included.
Mat: During the course occasion served breakfast, snack and dinner both days.
Accommodation: There is room on Solgård tavern that can be booked by e-mailing email@example.com . It is also possible to camp in their greenhouses or pitch a tent on their land completely free (and use the shower and toilet).
To bring: Clothes for all weather, we will be outdoors much of the weekend. Gladly own shovel.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 073-3622509
Notification: The course fee includes a fee of 500 SEK as not refunded on cancellation. Do you want to give away the course of the gift? Tell us in such a case, by e-mail and we'll send a nice gift to your email which you can print using your own printer.