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Grundkurs i skogsträdgårdsodling, Tiveden

12 May, 2017 @ 18:00 - 14 May, 2017 @ 16:00


The course is studded. Please fill in the registration form below to get in on our reserve list.

Welcome to a basic course in timber gardening in the Tiveden 12-14 May 2017!

The course gives you everything you need to get started with their own forest garden projects. During the two-day course covers we will combine theory with practical sessions, and together we will begin construction of a new woodland garden on the Great Sorby Farm outside Gårdsjö in Tivedens deep forests.

Want to know more about forest gardens? On Forest Garden blog you will find a definition and more readable on forest gardens.

The course begins on Friday 12 May 2017 at 18 and end at 16 Sunday 14 May.

In detail, the course is structured as follows:


at 18-19 Dinner together

at 19-20.30 What is a forest garden? - Goals, Strategies, ecosystem dynamics and key concepts

Saturday: at 9-18

  • Location Criteria and location analysis - How to find the right spot for a woodland garden?
  • To find and create the right microclimate
  • Crude Forms: Woody plants
  • How do I prepare the soil before planting?
  • Deployment trees and shrubs
  • Forest biodiversity garden

Sunday: at 9-16

  • Planting Techniques in various modes
  • Planting of trees and shrubs in the future forest garden
  • Marktäckning
  • Crude Forms: Herbaceous plants.
  • The art of creating functioning polykulturer
  • Maintenance work: What needs to be done the first two years of the forest garden to succeed?
  • Basic propagation techniques: How can I get own plants? And where do I get the plants I can not pull myself?
  • Summary - Thinking in Systems, see patterns and relationships for a successful timber gardening
  • Evaluation and trades

Other information

Teachers at the course: Philip Weiss & Annevi Sjöberg, http://skogsträdgården.stjärnsund.nu

Course fee: 2500 kr (inkl moms).

Mat (Included in the course fee):

Friday: Supper

Saturday: Breakfast, coffee, lunch, supper

Sunday: Breakfast, coffee, lunch

The food is (milk-egg)vegetarian. Vegan and gluten can also be arranged.

Pris per person (inkl moms) for two nights
2 rooms with 4 beds each in the farm's ecological B&B. Shower and toilet in each room, sheets and towel included. 800
3-bedded room in your own little cottage is a neighbor 900 m from the classroom. Shower and toilet in their homes, sheets and towel included. 600
2 room with 3 and 5 beds in association cabin at Colleges ridge hiking center 700 m from the classroom. Outhouse. No shower, Sheets and towels are not included, no running water. Dunk with drinking water available in the kitchen and hand pump for washing water on the farm. 400
Campsite on the farm. Outhouse. No shower, Sheets and towels are not included. Cold water in a garden hose. 100

Transport: The hosts can arrange transportation from the train station in Gårdsjö (last time 17:15, free) and Laxa (last time 16:01, 100 kr/person). We encourage carpooling if someone driving a car and will share contact information to facilitate this.

To bring: Clothes for all weather, we will be outdoors much of the weekend. Gladly own shovel.

Questions? Contact Philipp Weiss on skogstradgard@gmail.com or 072 9239153.

Notification: The course is currently packed, but you can fill ai following documents to be included on our reserve list.


12 May, 2017 @ 18:00
14 May, 2017 @ 16:00

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