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Next workshop: TBA 2010

A workshop for those who wish to get their hands in the earth & learn about Permaculture by DOING IT!

with internationally experienced educators and designers
Morag Gamble and Evan Raymond

VENUE Crystal Waters Permaculture Village, QLD Australia

This workshop is one of best ways to experience Crystal Waters for the first time and are also suitable for Permaculture graduates wishing to refresh their knowledge.

During the workshop you will have the opportunity to:

learn about the concepts of permaculture design
enjoy a guided walk through Crystal Waters
build a no-dig vegie and herb garden
set up successful compost and worm systems
make organic liquid fertiliser
learn basic propagation and seed saving skills
create water-wise gardens
create plant guilds
tend to fruit trees
experience life in a permaculture village
meet others interested in permaculture
share ideas and knowledge
relax in beautiful surrounds
go bushwalking and swimming
arrange to have a massage
meet the abundant wildlife and more.....

SAMPLE PROGRAM OUTLINE

DAY 1
Morning
Introduction to Crystal Waters
Introduction to Permaculture
Walking tour

Afternoon
Natural Soil improvement methods
Composting Worms Liquid Manures Mulching
Permaculture plant propagation

DAY 2
Morning
Permaculture Garden Design
Permaculture Garden practical
Integrated Pest Management

Afternoon
Water in the landscape
Marking contours and making swales
Creating and maintaining a food forest
Creating a native and bushfoods garden

We are also available to deliver customised workshop programmes in your area.

HOW TO REGISTER

To ensure your place, please send full payment with the registration form below Early registration is advised as course numbers are limited. You can make a booking by mail, by email, by fax or by phone.

ACCOMMODATION

A camping site or a bed in the bunkhouse is included in the workshop fee at the Crystal Waters Camping Ground. Toilets, hot showers and kitchenette available there. Please bring your own tent and linen. If you wish to upgrade to the guesthouse, B&B, or cabin accommodation a surcharge will apply. Please ask for details.

MEALS

All meals will be vegetarian. Sometimes meat may be served as an option. If you have any food allergies, please inform us so that we can discuss how your food needs can be met.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

COURSE FEE: AU$295

This includes

Professional Permaculture teachers
Comprehensive course notes
All course materials
Camping site or bunkhouse accommodation with hot shower/toilet facilities
Healthy and delicious meals and refreshments
The opportunity to stay in an award-winning Permaculture Village.
GST

We accept cheques and money orders. All cheques should be made out to SEED International and be in Australian Dollars.

Confirmation of booking
Once your payment has been received, confirmation will be sent with a receipt and further details about what to bring and directions to Crystal Waters.

Cancellation Fee
If for some reason you cannot make it to the workshop, a fee of $50 will be charged to cover administration costs up to two weeks prior to the commencement of the workshop and the balance will be refunded to you. Within 2 weeks of the workshop commencing however, a $75 cancellation fee will be charged.

If for some reason the workshop is cancelled, you will receive at least 2 weeks notice and your full payment will be refunded.

Please note, we do not take responsibility for any flight arrangements you have made. Please take out travel insurance.

REGISTRATION FORM

 

For more information, please contact:

SEED International
Sustainability Education and Ecological Design

50 Crystal Waters, Kilcoy Lane, Conondale, QLD 4552 Australia
info@SEEDinternational.com.au
07 5494 4833

ABN: 39 784 199 529

Directors: Morag Gamble and Evan Raymond

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