Sat, Sep 07 | Limestone Permaculture

Spring PDC2 - Permaculture Design Course

Our 12 day Part-time 'Permaculture Design Certificate' course allows for slowed & absorbed learning empowering you to live a more environmentally sustainable & healthy lifestyle on your Urban & Rural Homestead and in a wide variety of landscapes & climates.
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Spring PDC2 - Permaculture Design Course

Time & Location

Sep 07, 2019, 9:00 AM – Dec 08, 2019, 4:00 PM
Limestone Permaculture, 846 The Bucketts Way, Stroud Road NSW 2415, Australia

About the Event

For more information, please visit:  https://www.limestonepermaculture.com/permaculture-design-certificate

Course: Permaculture Design Certificate Course (Spring PDC-2 course) (7th Sept to 8th Dec 2019)

Date: 7th & 8th Sept / 21st & 22nd Sept / 5th & 6th Oct / 26th & 27th Oct / 16th & 17th Nov / 7th & 8th Dec

Venue: Limestone Permaculture Farm (846 The Bucketts Way, STROUD ROAD. NSW 2415)

Includes:  - Earth User's Guide to Permaculture (2nd Edition) by Rosemary Morrow

             - Seasonally inspired Gourmet Morning tea & lunch throughout the course. 

             - Learning onsite at Limestone Permaculture Demonstration Farm. 

             - Guest teachers and Permaculture farm site visits.

             - Course notes & presentations

             - Your very own permaculture property design

Price: $1800 per person

      ($300 initial deposit upon registration & Balance paid using Bank Transfer by 23rd August 2019)

Specific topics include:

* Permaculture & its history

* The Ethics & Principles of Permaculture

* The Concepts  & Themes of Design

* Understanding 'Resources & Yields'

* Intensive Plant Guilds, Plant Stacking, Diversity & Successive systems

* The 'Methods of Design & Systems'

* Patterns & their value in permaculture

* Climatic Factors & their impacts on the landscape.

* Basics of Ecology, Energies & the Law of Return

* Water

* Soils - Health, Aliveness, Erosion & Regeneration

* Weed Ecology - indicators & accumulators

* Trees and their Energy Interaction within the Ecosystem.

* Earth Working and Earth Resources

* Designing for Different Climates - Humid, Temperate and Arid

* Aquaculture & Aquaponics

* Strategies for Sustainable Communities

* Appropriate Technology

80% attendance & submission of design assignments are required to complete this PDC.

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