Complete Urban Farmer – Advanced

Next Available: Wed, 19 Jun 9:00AM
6.0 hours x 8 Weeks
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Our next course commences on 19th June 2019

Aimed at the advanced level, this eight week course will delve deeper into our most popular Complete Urban Farmer topics. In-depth sessions on site analysis, design features, fruit production and fertilising with some additional sessions on food forests, habitats and DIY construction.

Meet the trainer: Justin Calverley

Horticulturalist and permaculturist with over 20 years experience and will be the lead trainer for the Urban Farmer course. He has extensive knowledge and experience in permaculture, garden design, organic gardening and native bushfood plants. He specialises in edible gardens and is an expert in fruit tree cultivation and pruning. For over 10 years Justin has taught workshops at CERES in sustainable gardening and permaculture. Justin was a regular broadcaster on 3RRR’s ‘Dirty Deeds” and is a presenter on Ch 31’s “ The Garden Tap.”

Course Outline:

  1. Site Analysis & Planting Styles
  2. Food Forests
  3. Fertilising and Soil systems 
  4. Orchard Management
  5. Orchard Management
  6. Garden Design and Landscaping
  7. Garden Habitats
  8. Construction

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What you will learn
  • Site Analysis & Planting Styles
  • Food Forests
  • Fertilising and Soil systems
What you will get
  • A selection of expert CERES Trainers providing hands-on practical experience balanced with theory

What to bring
  • Comfortable enclosed shoes/boots
  • Gardening gloves
  • Appropriate weather gear eg sunhat
  • Pen and paper
  • Lunch
  • Enthusiasm to learn and get your hands dirty’
What to wear

Casual (Warning: This might get messy)