With a focus on the edible trees in the forest garden but also touching on the support species, this workshop is a very full and intense day with a lot to learn and take in. It will be both theory and practical, and you will go home with a lot of notes covering details learned.
You will also go home with enough plant material to begin your own forest garden/nursery with a value of $270++, which includes
10 peach rootstock stones $10
10 stones of heritage peaches $20
10 marianna rootstock cuttings $20
5 plum cuttings of heritage plums that grow well from cutting $10
6 berry cuttings ( mixed) $12
3 elderberry cuttings $9
3 quince cuttings $9
6 apple rootstocks $ 36
6 x scion wood to graft apple rootstocks $18
4 x pear rootstocks $24
4 x scionwood to graft pear rootstocks $12
3 x grape cuttings $18
3 x fig cuttings $18
12 x willow cuttings ( various forage etc willows) $18
4 x packets of seeds of support species $20
3 x raspberry suckers $18
This day is a huge download of information so please be on time.
Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch.
Morning and afternoon tea provided
Our Pruning Workshops are the perfect companion to the propagation workshop. The pip fruit pruning workshop will be held on Sunday 3rd July and the stone fruit pruning workshop will be held on Monday 4th July. For anyone planning to stay to do more than one of these consecutive workshops we recommend finding local accommodation as our facilities are not suitable for winter camping.
About Koanga: The Koanga Institute, the Permaculture Research Institute of Wairoa New Zealand, is well known internationally for producing highly competent and knowledgeable students and teachers. For your benefit, we run multiple courses, offer an extensive searchable knowledge-base, publish high quality books and instruction manuals, have internships, apprenticeships and multiple other learning opportunities in organic living, Permaculture, Thorny Croft animals, appropriate technology and alternative building methods.
The workshops, apprenticeships and internships are for anyone interested in living sustainably, designing their own lives and empowering change in their communities. Koanga Institutes range of leading edge courses impart knowledge and practical skills that will empower you to be more self-reliant and resilient in supporting your family and your local community. These include learning about growing highly mineralized microbially active soil, the basis for nutrient dense food (beyond organic) and holistic health, preparing and acquiring nutrient dense food, many other workshops
Please note: The Workshop will be confirmed two weeks before it begins. If circumstances prevent the Workshop from going ahead, enrolment fees will be refunded in full.
Payment Options: We can offer an option for you to pay off the Workshop in instalments; providing that the workshop has been paid for in full no later than 2 weeks before the start date. To ask further questions, secure your place or organise payment options please e-mail [email protected]
Cancellation Policy: Students who cancel their place at a workshop with more than three weeks notice will be given an 85% refund, however cancellations after this time can only be refunded 50% of the course fee. Cancellations with less than 48 hours, no refund can be given.