Come and explore the techniques used to set up a Forest Garden system. Whether you have a large property or a small garden you can grow food at home. John 'the Plant Geek' will share his passion and knowledge to give you a brief history of forest gardening, then talk you through the structure, design and planning stages of setting up your new forest garden system.
John Ferris of Edible Forest Gardens
- Techniques used to set up a forest garden
- Structure, design and planting
- How to plant fruit trees - are there any tricks to learn?
- Practical and participative learning environment
- Hands on learning
- All tools supplied
Outdoor shoes, rain jacket and warm clothing for outdoors
Open to everyone
Vendor since 2017
EPIC (Education, Permaculture, Inspiration Community Ltd.) EPIC’s vision is 'An abundant life for all through connection and inspiration using permaculture practices'. EPIC are establishing a permaculture garden in Partnership with Parks Victoria at the George Tindale Memorial Gardens in Sherbrooke .The garden is a community project which will incorporate a food forest, children's garden, vegetable gardens and a community gathering space. EPIC is responsive to a groundswell of interest in permaculture, sustainable and regenerative practices of growing, provision of food and addressing food security issues for people who live within and visit the Dandenong Ranges.
The EPIC team have a strong belief in participation, access and engagement with our community. EPIC is underpinned by the core values of community health and well being, the right to self determination and a sense of ownership and belonging. EPIC is guided by the three core tenets of permaculture: Care for the Earth, Care of people, Fair share for all.
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Epic Project requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer.
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.