Permaculture Design Courses in Canada June 4 – 17, 2017 in Winlaw, BC
Early registration deadline: May 4, 2017
July 16 – 29, 2017 in Caledon, Ontario
Early registration deadline: June 8, 2017 August 13 – 26, 2017 in Winlaw, BC
Early registration deadline: July 13, 2017
Description: This intensive 13 day course combines theory with practical hands-on learning & design exercises.
The participants who complete the course will receive the Permaculture Design Course Certificate. Topics includes: permaculture design techniques & principles, site analysis, soil fertility, organic gardening techniques, fruit & nut trees, water uses, ecological buildings & urban permaculture. Instructors: Gregoire Lamoureux & guests
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Une visite à la ferme Spiral dans la Vallée de la Slocan, ou réside l’Institut de Permaculture des Kootenays et ou vous pouvez observer un jardin forestier (forêt nourricière) de 20 ans.
A visit to Spiral Farm in The Slocan Valley, BC Canada home of Kootenay Permaculture Institute where you can see the 20 year old Forest Garden (food forest).
The Permaculture Design Course has been presented every year at the farm since 2001.
New bamboo shoots growing at Spiral Farm.
Bamboo species growing in the Kootenays
Here are some of the Bamboo species that I have been growing at Spiral Farm in Winlaw, BC since 1993.
F. murielae (Umbrella Bamboo)
P. aurea (Golden Bamboo)
P. aureosulcata (Yellow Groove Bamboo)
P. bambusoides ‘Slender Crookstem’
P. dulcis (Sweetshoot Bamboo)
P. heterocycla pubescens (Moso)
P. nigra (Black Bamboo)
P. nigra ‘Henon’
Pl. variegatus (Dwarf WhiteStripe Bamboo)