Introduction to Permaculture Principles and Design for Beginners

Saturday 5th May at 10.30am

Permaculture is a form of landscape design that follows recognised principles, while utilizing the features and patterns occurring in our natural eco-systems. With a focus on sustainability, the ultimate goal is an energy efficient and self-supporting environment within your garden borders.

Your introduction in this workshop will be a brief history of Permaculture, while also covering the 12 key principles upon which Permaculture is based.

You will also cover some of the common motivations behind setting up a Permaculture-based system, discuss site analysis and zoning, and all the basics to leave this workshop feeling enlightened and possibly empowered to evaluate your home garden, and perhaps begin to design and implement a Permaculture-based system and environment at home.

Presented by Peter Allen. Known fondly as 'Pete the Permie' of Telopea Mountain Nursery in Monbulk, Pete has been involved with Permaculture on a full time bases since 2002, and now shares his immense knowledge via his many offered courses and teachings in Permaculture design, animal husbandry, organic growing, heritage fruit, and cider making.

 

The Diggers Garden Shop at Cloudehill

89 Olinda-Monbulk Road, Olinda, VIC, 3788

Bookings essential on 03 9751 0584

Diggers members: $39, non-members: $49

Workshops run for approximately 1.5 hours

Workshops at Cloudehill

Introduction to Permaculture Principles and Design for Beginners

05 May 2018 10:30
Permaculture is a form of landscape design that follows recognised principles, while utilizing the features and patterns occurring in our natural eco-systems.

Simple Cider Making at Home

05 May 2018 13:00
Celebrate the apple season harvest by joining us at Cloudehill, and learn to become a cider connoisseur!

Success with Avocados in the hills

06 May 2018 10:30
We love them, we crave them, and they’re even good for us, delicious avocados, food of the millennials, but how do you successful grow a great crop, especially in the hills? Join this workshop for all the ‘know how’ on growing your own avocados at home

Plan and Plant your Heritage Orchard

06 May 2018 13:00
Whether you are starting from scratch, enhancing your current, or rejuvenating the old and neglected, this workshop will arm you with all the necessary tools to ensure a healthy and productive orchard for many years to come

Complete year-round care of roses

02 June 2018 10:30
Join us to learn the very best tips and tricks for ensuring a magnificent display from your roses, this year and every year. From pruning, re-shaping, feeding, pest and disease prevention and much much more, we'll cover it all!

Your ultimate guide to Tools – care, maintenance and advice.

02 June 2018 13:00
Being a successful gardener isn’t just about having a keen interest and good gardening know how, it is also about having the right tools to assist you in achieving your best results, just like a reliable right hand man!
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