Do you want to grow more food with ease? This course will show you how to simply create a thriving and abundant edible garden.
WHAT IS THIS COURSE?
The Nutrition Academy have collaborated with Morag Gamble from the Permaculture Education Institute to deliver their first Nutrient Dense Food Growing course- The Incredible Edible Garden Course.
Whether you are a beginner or an established gardener, renting or a homeowner this course will teach you the foundations of growing a thriving edible garden that doesn’t cost the earth. you’ll gain valuable tips and guidance from a very simple and accessible approach to natural gardening – for food, medicine, household and beauty products, and more.
Work with nature and get a tenfold increase in the amount of food and resources you have in your garden. Learn how to create gardens that require less water, less maintenance, have less pests and way more life.
This course is a comprehensive introduction to permaculture design and permaculture gardening.
HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE DELIVERED?
- 6 practical self-paced Modules packed full of valuable information ideas and inspiration. Consists of: Practical videos, downloadable handouts, activities and quizzes at the end of each module to check your knowledge.
- Access to a private Facebook group to share questions, discussions and ideas. Morag Gamble will be available in this group weekly to answer any questions.
- Plus 3 Bonus modules to help take your growing into creating
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Module 1: Create superb soils
Start here. Healthy soil is the basis of all great gardens, nutritious food and our own health. Explore worms and compost, compost teas and bokashi, mycelium, mulch and how to rapidly activate your soil life, protect soil and build new topsoil.
Module 2: Make your garden
Learn simple and effective strategies to set up your garden area using a range of approaches - from my special no-dig method to verandah pots. Find out ideas and strategies for urban, suburban and small acreage gardens, plus community and school gardens too.
Module 3: Grow abundant food
Find out how to create a low-maintenance edible garden full of vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruits, medicines, self-seeding and perennial edibles. Learn 5 basic ways to propagate them. Get to know plants from root to shoot. Discover how to choose plants that thrive. Plant with the seasons. Explore ways to cultivate diversity.
Module 4: Food forest bounty
Learn how to set up a wonderfully productive and mixed food forest full of such a great range of food. A food forest is the natural way to create your home orchard for maximum yield, lowest input and to be really sustainable.
Module 5: The superfood garden
Explore many common superfoods that are easy to grow at home, and how you can harvest and use them for you and your family. Eat these plants regularly to help keep you healthy, strong and resilient.
Module 6: The medicinal garden
Make your garden your first aid kit. Know which plants to include, what they are for and how to use them. You'll be surprised how many common plants are also great for natural healing.
Bonus 1. The beauty garden
Grow plants to use simply and directly on your face, hair and body. Enjoy these basic recipes, then go and explore and experiment yourself adapting these tried and tested ratios of ingredients.
Bonus 2. The tea garden
Native trees, herbs, fruit trees, flowers and weeds can all be used for making delicious, healing and health-giving drinks for the whole family - hot and cold. Learn a fabulous range of teas, their uses, and how to prepare them.
Bonus 3. Cooking a garden feast
Learn how to make the most of your edible garden's abundant produce. Learn some simple basic recipes to create delicious meals directly from your garden. Learn how to integrate from root to shoot, and even some weeds