This course is the ultimate introduction to permaculture and sustainable living. If you have always wanted to try permaculture, organic gardening, going green, and sustainable living but didn’t know where to start – this is the course for you. You’ll discover what permaculture is, the principles and design strategies that underpin it, and the huge array of applications that it can be used for. The course will introduce you to some of the essential elements of designing a holistic, self-sustaining ecosystem – from climate, soil and trees to the inspiration that pattern in nature can give us. This course is also packed with practical advice and tips on cultivating and maintaining a thriving permaculture system – from harvesting rainwater and using compost to getting the most yield from your plants. You will also learn how to apply these ideas to your property wherever you live, be it the tropics, the cooler climes, or even in the city. What’s more, the course broadens out the potential of permaculture and looks at how its principles can help us become better communicators, more understanding collaborators, and healthier individuals. The Permaculture Basics course gives you the perfect introduction to all aspects of permaculture, green living and organic gardening.
Here just a few of the learning outcomes you can expect from studying this course: