Autumn 2018 BOP Permaculture Events

16 March
Simple soil test – What is that bug? 
Forest garden design

9:30 – 11:15  Bring a litre sample of soil from your home and find out your soil type and texture, and if you have clay or sandy-loam or something else. Kid friendly, koha requested.

11:30-12:15  Bring bugs from your garden, look at them under our cool USB microscopes, (blown up HUGE on a computer screen), and learn how to ID bugs you come across in the future.
Kid friendly, koha requested.

1:30-3:30  Multi-layered, woodland-type gardening styles grow tons more food than traditional veggie bed, when correctly designed and planted.  We’ll share with you the critical concepts and calculations for designing a successful BOP forest garden or food forest.  $45. Register here.

17 March
Practical fruit tree pruning 
Pain free gardening

9-12:30  Join 40 year landscaper Gisella Warmenhoven for this intro to pruning all fruit trees, plums and peaches in specific.  Whiteboard theory will be followed by a demo and then you’ll practice in pairs on trees on the neighbours property.  $60. Register and read up on what to bring here.

1-4pm  Look forward to years of pain-free gardening by examining everyday movement patterns. Your tutor Gisella Warmenhoven is a trained landscaper and a practitioner of Feldenkrais and Alexander Technique.  $40, Register here.

Introduction to Earth Building
Walls & Pizza Ovens
18 March – Earthen wall build
25 March – Pizza oven #1
2 April – Pizza oven #2

Make use of this special funded rate of $30 per person!!

*Discover the delights of building with earth on small-scale projects you can do yourself.

*Find out what is possible to create with natural materials and resources around us.

*Explore creative possibilities in a fun and supportive environment.

Find out more and register with Rose:
07 863 9097 or 027 249 1053

21 April, 2018 – 30 March, 2019 
Permaculture design certificate course
Are you interested in having your gardens, animals, energy systems, buildings, trees and soil all coordinated and humming? Would you like an attractive, well designed property covered in edibles?  How would you like to create a design for your property that supports rather than drains you? Learning permaculture design could be just the thing for you.
Find out more here.

Permaculture design services

No time for a course but would love to have a coordinated, eco-friendly and regenerative design for your home and property? Check out our design services here .

NZ National Permaculture Hui in Waihi Beach, 10-13 May.

Four days of workshops, people to meet, great eco-stuff,
& regenerative futures to co-imagine.
You can go to the website or Facebook to find out more and register.