24. August 2019 - 10:00 till 15:30
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Creating a Forest Garden - 6 Saturdays | Edible Landscapes London | Saturday, 24. August 2019

Course Information
Imagine growing your own apples, berries, rhubarb and strawberries. Or artichokes, hops, rocket and thyme. By using plants with different heights, you'd be using all the space in your garden. AND with a single ***** of planting, you'd enjoy a rolling harvest throughout the year, every year. Come and learn about forest gardening - a no-dig approach that's kind to wildlife and to your back. Creating A Forest Garden is for people who are truly passionate about plants, especially the edible ones.
What you'll gain from the course

a good understanding of forest gardening and why they important
how to design and maintain forest gardens
how to recognise and eat more than 50 plants
the science behind soil, fertility and plant nutrition
joining a network of wonderful forest gardeners

The Schedule

Saturday 24th August, 10-3
Saturday 31st August, 10-3
Saturday 7th September, 10-3
Saturday 14th September, 10-3
Saturday 21st September, 10-3
Saturday 28th September, 10-3
Optional: Sharing your forest garden designs - Sunday 27th October, 10-3

Important to know
Location: The training takes place at Edible Landscapes London in Finsbury Park and possibly at some indoor venues nearby.
Cost: £350 / £120 concessions - meaning unemployed, very low-waged or students.
Pre-course reading: Martin Crawford's book, 'Creating a Forest Garden' - ideally up to page 107.
More information: Phone 07714 745 408 during the day.
Feedback from past students
“practical information about soil and plants, understanding the rationale behind it (climate change, sustainability) and how to do essential procedures: grafting, layering, also plant names and design”
"Thank you. Thank you. Thank you! Such an amazing, enriching experience. This is the kind of course I've been searching for for years and it doesn't exist anywhere else, so it's very exciting and very special!"
"A knowledge about forest gardening – yes! Learning about more edible perennial plants and trees, how to identify them and what to do with them – yes!"
“It has been fantastic! Jo has been a wonderful course leader. I have loved all the places we've visited and being at ELL. It's been great to meet such a lovely group of people”
“A lot of extremely useful and specific detail, passionate and careful and enthused teaching and facilitation and excellent resources and knowledge-sharing.”
The tutors
Come and get your teeth into forest gardening with forest gardenista, Jo Homan, and others.