1/10/2019 : Designing Edible Spaces Evening Class

Designing Edible Spaces - Evening Class

CityBristol
CountyBristol (GB017)
Date01/10/2019
Hours18:30
CategoriaEvents
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Bristol
Bristol (GB017)
Tel 2019-10-01
Categoria Events
Designing Edible Spaces Evening Class

Transform your garden or green space into a productive, low maintenance, edible garden, that is full of food, friendly to wildlife & looks good.Course Starts: Tues 1st Oct. 2019 at 18:30–21:00Duration: 8 Weeks (half-term 29th Oct). Ends 26th Nov.Location: Feed BristolThis course covers:* Hands-on design skills* Overview of edible plants and mushrooms* Strategies for low maintenance & ecological growing practices* Backyard animals * Soil, fertility & composting* Water & irrigation options* Applying ideas to your own space* Creating a design for your own spaceThe course is suitable for beginners as well people with more gardening/design experience.Learn what the possibilities are, and how to:* Get more out of your space by using vertical growing for optimum production in a small space.* Identify microclimates and create new microclimates to increase productivity.

Get food from shade.* Apply simple solutions for any type of garden, from a small yard to an allotment or school.Cost: sliding scale from £45.Booking is essential.To book click Get Tickets button, above.What to bring: * A packed lunch/food to share* Suitable outdoor clothes & shoes* Raincoat/umbrella* Notebook, camera etcTopics/Solutions Covered on this CourseFood Production* Edible Gardens, Forest Gardens & Edible Landscapes* Edible Mushroom Growing* Edible Hedges* Fruit trees/bushes – varieties * Home Orchards & Community Orchards* Vegetable Gardens, Container Gardens, Covered Growing* Vertical growingWater Systems* Ponds & Greywater* Self-watering containers/sub-irrigated planters* Rainwater & IrrigationAnimal Systems* Backyard Chickens & Ducks* Freerange and Rotational Systems* Beneficial Insect PlantingsSoils & Fertility* No-dig* Composting Systems & Wormeries* Natural Fertilising & Feeding* Mulching & Weed Management* Biochar* Ecological LawncareConcepts Covered on this Course* Designing* Creating & augmenting micro climates* Permaculture principles* Vertical growing* Mapping & surveying* The Soil Food Web* Composting* Mulching* PruningWhat you take away from the course* Printed, full colour, 36-page A4 course handbook * Digital A4 colour handouts on: soils, mushrooms, backyard chickens etc* Digital presentations* Digital resources and linksWho is this course for?* Homeowners* Allotment holders* Gardeners* Community Groups* Building Managers* Landscape & Maintenance Gardeners* School teachers* Schools workersTestimonials'This was a very well constructed training event from an expert in the field – thanks to Niels.'Miranda Clarke 'Really enjoyed the day and meeting some great people.
Niels was top, I thought his humour relating to the subject and opinions was brill. Thanks. 'Tom Dorsett

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