Tuesday 20 January 2015

Forest Gardening and Design Course
Wed 15th & Thur 16th April 2015 at Stepney City Farm

Robert Harts Forest Garden
This day mid week course will be led by Jo Barker and Claire White, both experienced & passionate Forest Garden Designers and teachers who have worked on various projects, ranging from Farm scale design and implementation, community projects and home gardens. Examples of their designs will be available on the course.
To Book & more information contact:  clairewhitegardens@gmail.com

The course will cover:
• Origins & principles of forest gardening.
• Perennial food growing,
• Design with trees, shrubs and ground cover.
• Implementation of design and aftercare.
This course is open to all, no previous experience is necessary to attend, forest gardening attracts interest from experienced gardeners and professionals as well as newcomers. There will be practical sessions (mulching) and design exercises. We will be outdoors for much of the course and might be visiting other sites, if you have a disability that you think may affect your ability to attend the course, please contact us before booking to discuss how you can be accommodated.
By the end of the course you will have a basic knowledge of the ideas and principles of forest gardening as well as understanding some of the techniques necessary to put the theory into practice.
Fees: £250 earnings over 25k,
£180 earnings under 25k,
£100 Student/ Low income