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Enjoy the bounty & beauty of an edible landscape… Reduce your dependency on fossil fuels… Replenish the water table…Tap your own natural resources: sun, wind, water, soil, flora & fauna…
Design Certificate Course
Starting Sept. 20-21, 2014!!
, a term originated by Australian ecologists, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, means
Using both ancient and modern knowledge, this methodology mimics universal patterns found in nature to create healthy human habitats. Guided by ethical behavior, Permaculture is a
system of designing ecologically inspired landscapes that integrate home food production, energy,
Participants will learn:
A step-by-step design process that taps your creative
Observation and site analysis to identify resource opportunities
Bioregional ecosystems, diversity and natural patterns
How to protect local watersheds and restore wildlife habitat
Water harvesting and management in the landscape; detoxification with rain gardens
Nutrient recycling with grey water and composting toilets
Identification of microclimates and zone planning for efficiency
Renewable energy systems and small-scale appropriate technology
Natural building and passive-solar home retrofitting
Fruit growing with
Intensive no-till food gardening, soil regeneration and composting
How to cultivate forests, grains and cash crops
Integration of domestic animals and aquaculture
Social/economic strategies for urban/community scale food, energy and water security
: As a Permaculture designer, architect, and life-long organic gardener, Patty Ceglia is passionate about finding the ecological balance for productive potential of every site. She teaches at Wilson College, where her students practice hands-on strategies at the 160 acre
Center for Sustainable Living.
SCHOOL OF LIVING
at Cromwell Valley Park, Towson, MD
Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
Sept. 20-21; Oct. 18-19; Nov. 15-16
Mar. 21-22; Apr. 18-19; May 16-17
Sliding scale fee:
Early bird $900 - $1,100
After August 15: $1,000 - $1,200
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“Through the collective intentional efforts of many individuals, a healing momentum can transform our planet into the radiant life source it is intended to be.”
Best Front Yard Landscaping Design Ideas
requires extra care in planning and
implementation. Every front
needs to look special and unique. Your front yard
will serve as your basis for the other
Here are the best front
that you need to practice for both creativity and productivity edges.
Best Front Yard
Landscape Design Principles
is probably one of the most exciting hobbies one can think of . As it greatly involves creativity, skills, and the ability to grasp the concept of making original scenery, anyone can make their own garden or backyard.
can be a great reference for beginners as they may need pictures, styling tips, and suggestions. However, the term "DIY" may as well raise the confidence level of many people, driving their forces to work without needing any references to mark the unoriginality.
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