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Designing Edible Spaces - Evening Class

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Feed Bristol

181 Frenchay Park Road

Bristol

BS16 1HB

United Kingdom

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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 18:30–21:00
Duration: 8 Weeks (half-term 29th Oct). Ends 26th Nov.
Location: Feed Bristol

This 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 space

The 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 etc


Topics/Solutions Covered on this Course
Food 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 growing

Water Systems
* Ponds & Greywater
* Self-watering containers/sub-irrigated planters
* Rainwater & Irrigation

Animal Systems
* Backyard Chickens & Ducks
* Freerange and Rotational Systems
* Beneficial Insect Plantings

Soils & Fertility
* No-dig
* Composting Systems & Wormeries
* Natural Fertilising & Feeding
* Mulching & Weed Management
* Biochar
* Ecological Lawncare

Concepts Covered on this Course
* Designing
* Creating & augmenting micro climates
* Permaculture principles
* Vertical growing
* Mapping & surveying
* The Soil Food Web
* Composting
* Mulching
* Pruning

What 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 links

Who is this course for?
* Homeowners
* Allotment holders
* Gardeners
* Community Groups
* Building Managers
* Landscape & Maintenance Gardeners
* School teachers
* Schools workers

Testimonials
'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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Feed Bristol

181 Frenchay Park Road

Bristol

BS16 1HB

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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