Vegetables - Integrated Organic Production - PDC Module F

Vegetables - Integrated Organic Production - PDC Module F

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Explore a comprehensive range of Organic Gardening techniques including composting, crop rotation, companion planting and natural pest and disease management. Create a ‘no-dig garden’ from local, low cost materials and learn about seasonal planting in the humid Subtropics.

Topics covered include:

Seasonal Vegetable Gardening:

  • The Four Elements of Life – Earth, Water, Air and Fire
  • Seasonal Planting – and reading natures signals of seasons changing
  • Crop Rotation
  • Companion Planting
  • Subtropical Perennial Vegetables

Establishing and Maintaining Vegetable Gardens:

  • Composting
  • Create a ‘No-Dig’ Garden
  • Garden Design incl. Edge Effect/Vertical Spaces/Integrating Water etc
  • Maintenance of Vegetable Gardens

Permaculture Design Course

This course module is one of 14 which make up the internationally renowned Permaculture Design Course (PDC).

You are welcome to attend just this module to learn the skills outlined above (without doing the other modules), but if you wish to gain the Permaculture Design Certificate you must complete all modules within a 12 mth timeframe and satisfactorily complete an Individual Permaculture Design Project.

What to bring

  • Notebook and pen
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Lots of sunscreen
  • Broad brim hat
  • Plenty of water
  • Wear outdoor clothes
  • Bug repellent
  • Gloves

Feedback from Past students

"“Very informative and practical course with approaches that can be applied at home straight away,” Annicka Cooper
“One of the best day courses I have attended. Great environment and group,” Terence Gray.

Important information

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