Our 2022 Syntropic One-Day Intensive bookings open.
Gift Certificates - last minute ideas!
If you would like to buy someone you love a place in one of our courses in 2022, for $180 Gift Voucher we will book them into anyone of our six course dates. To order Text Julia 0405331584 and pay $180 by EFT (text for bank details).
Dress for all weathers, wear covered shoes, long-sleeved shirt, sun hat, mozzie protection and byo bottle of water (filtered rainwater available for refill). Vegan lunch and refreshments provided.
COURSE OUTLINE - TBC:
8.00am Tea/Coffee/Breakfast & Registration (Make a Nametag)
8.30am Attunement & Welcome.
Overview of Agroforestry - Syntropic intro talk and run through for the workshop.
9.00am Building a Syntropic system
Build a small syntropic system from scratch and Chainsaw demo.
Overview tree lines managment and plant Banana, Casava, Pineapples, Mulberry, Okenowa spinach, ice-cream beans in treelines
System management overview - pruning, selective weeding, living mulch, restoring soil.
Prepping the beds for planting.
11.00am Morning tea
11.30 Composting Basics & Making a worm hotel
The cycle of Life starts and ends with healthy living Soil. Jim's magic formula and harvesting worms. Feeding the beds to prepare for planting with compost etc.
12.30pm Vegan Lunch
1.30 pm Seeds & Seedling Basics - Overview of collecting and sowing your own seeds. Make your own seed-raising mix and Seed tray demo.
2.30pm Mapping & Planning for Ecological Succession (Time) & Strata (Space).
Create a map for diverse and dense syntropic planting.
3.00pm Planting seeds directly into horticulture beds using mapping exercise
4.00pm Afternoon tea - Group Photo
4.30pm Gather Completion circle and final questions.
Participants with personal garden plans share with group for discussion.
Closing comments from each participant.