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The three-day course in Forest Horticulture (Stjärnsund)

3 June, 2016 @ 10:00 - 5 June, 2016 @ 17:00


Welcome to a basic course in forest gardening in Stjärnsund the 3-5 June 2016! (The course is fully booked and the waiting list well stocked! Please Subscribe to the blog if you want to get information about upcoming courses)

The course gives you everything you need to get started with their own forest garden projects. During the three days the course covers we will combine theory with practical sessions and we will work together to develop an existing house garden in the village Pipe and Foundry in Stjärnsund district into a woodland garden. We will also visit two of the existing forest gardens in Stjärnsund.

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 3 June 2016 at 10 and we finish the afternoon Sunday 5 June.

In detail, the course is structured as follows:

Friday: at 10-18

  • What is a forest garden? - Goals, Strategies, ekosystemdynamik
  • Location Criteria and location analysis - How to find the right spot for a woodland garden?
  • Excursions Putt Myra Forest Garden
  • Crude Forms: Woody plants
  • To read the landscape - microclimate, soil and water
  • Scarification Techniques

Saturday: at 9-18

  • Planteringstekniker
  • Placement and planting trees and shrubs
  • Excursions: Diversity Garden in Stjärnsund
  • Crude Forms: Herbaceous plants
  • Forest biodiversity garden

Sunday: at 9-16

  • The art of creating functioning polykulturer
  • Placement and planting örtskiktet and creepers
  • 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, Martin Gustafsson & Annevi Sjöberg, http://skogsträdgården.stjärnsund.nu

Course fee: 2000 kr (inkl moms).

Mat: Morning coffee, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner (Friday & Saturday) Included in the course fee.

Accommodation: There are plenty of options for accommodation in Stjärnsund district. A list of accommodation possibilities can be found here.

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

Questions? Kontakta Philipp Weiss på weiss.philipp@gmail.com eller 072 9239153.

Notification: You can register for the course by filling in the below application form. There are a total of 18 Places on the course. Once you have registered you will receive an invoice from us on a course fee of 2000 kr. Your place on the course is fully secured when we receive your payment.


3 June, 2016 @ 10:00
5 June, 2016 @ 17:00
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