NB Times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (Qld, NSW, Vic, Tas) please check your local time difference if you live elsewhere.
Plant Wisdom for Permaculture Gardeners live with Robyn Francis
Dates: Sat 11 & Sun 12 July • Sessions: 9.30-11am and 11.30-1pm
1.1 Permaculture and getting to know your garden ecosystem
1.2 Edible landscapes – integrated garden design
1.3 Plants, ecology & essential botany for successful gardening
1.4 Seed saving, starting a seedbank – vegetative propagation
Integrated Soil, Nutrition, Pest & Weed Management live with Angela Skehan
Dates: Sat 18 & Sun 19 July • Sessions: 9.30-11am and 11.30-1pm
2.1 Know your soil as a living system
2.2 Soil care, regeneration and crop nutrition
2.3 Bed preparation techniques, mulches, crop rotation, companion planting
2.4 Integrated organic pest & weed management
Planning for Year-round Production • Growing Abundance with Robyn Francis
Dates: Sat 25 & Sun 26 July • Sessions: 9.30-11am and 11.30-1pm
3.1 Planning a year-round seasonal food supply – planting & harvest schedules
3.2 The art of harvesting, post-harvest storage & preservation
3.3 Incredible Edible Tubers, how to grow, harvest and use them
3.4 Herbs in an integrated permaculture garden
Online classes are all LIVE with Robyn or Angela (see program).
These sessions are interactive, information-packed presentations with slides, visual examples, live demonstrations, Q&As, discussions, plus live group chat.
All live session are recorded and you have unlimited access to view them for up to month after the course.
An exclusive course email forum is used for follow-up questions, discussion, sharing information and links.
Each module has a unique folder with a fantastic collection of downloadable e-resources:
• an exclusive course module handbook prepared by Robyn Francis
• PDFs of slide presentations from module sessions
• additional online information sheets, videos and other resources
“These sessions have been a gold mine of information!” – Marcus
“With your knowledge and personality and format using Zoom and Google classroom and groups is a perfect match – I’d love to be a part of any future offerings” – Peter
LOCAL PARTICIPANTS are invited to join us at Djanbung Gardens on Wednesday mornings for hands-on practical workshop sessions 9.30am-12.30pm.
There will be a practical workshop on the Wednesday of each week of the course to practice what you’ve been learning.
About the trainers:
Robyn Francis shares experience from gardening organically for over 40 years, and her permaculture teaching, design and practice around the world in all climates. She is passionate about food security, self-reliance, the full garden-to-table process and empowering people to take back control of their life through practical permaculture and community building. Robyn of owner.manager of Djanbung Gardens.
Angela Skehan is a highly experienced certified organic market gardener and valued member of the PCA teaching team with qualifications in. She is passionate about sharing her deep and practical knowledge of organic food production and soil care.
Single Module Option
Unable to register for the full course?
We are offering limited places to register for individual modules $95 per module. Please click on the links below to register
Module 1 • Plant Wisdom for Permaculture Gardeners with Robyn Francis • June Sat 11 & Sun 12 July • 9.30am-1pm
Module 2 • Integrated Soil, Nutrition, Pest & Weed Management with Angela Skehan • Sat 18 & Sun 19 July • 9.30am-1pm
Module 3 • Planning for Year-round Production • Growing Abundance with Robyn Francis • Sat 25 & Sun 26 July • 9.30am-1pm