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A Free gathering time for People interested in Permaculture from Whatcom county to come together and discuss ideas Feel free to leave you comments below or send us a message. Looking for ideas for a topic we may cover at this months meeting. Here are some thoughts. Seed saving, plant propagation, fall bed prep. or other topics. What is the plant of the month? Don't forget something for the sharing table. Come join other folks interested in permaculture for an…Find out more »
Create your own Fruit Nursery Stock. Fruit Tree Grafting and Propagation from Cuttings. Pruning season is upon us! Remember to save scion wood for the Grafting Gathering! Bring Apple, Pear, Plum varieties from your neighborhood. Share and graft to start new trees! We will demonstrate basic grafting techniques. Select scion wood and rootstock to graft a tree to take home! plum rootstock will be available for a nominal fee. By sharing the scion varieties that people bring it will allow…Find out more »
Sell the weed eater and use a scythe! Maintain your body, not your machines. Learn the sharper points of this elegant tool. Thought to be old school, but better blades and an ergonomic set up scythe class makes them one of the most efficient tools out there. Learn what makes a good scythe, how to select a scythe for your needs and how to properly maintain it for years of efficient use. Participants will be able to try out…Find out more »
HANDS ON PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATION COURSE OUTLINE:
Learn the skills to work with nature to create integrated Permaculture systems of abundance and productivity! Food, Soil, Shelter, Energy, Water and a lot more: Design strategies and methods for truly sustainable, regenerative human integration with our biosphere.
Curriculum Includes: Permaculture Ethics and Design Principles, Pattern Recognition, Climate Factors and Weather, Water Management, Grey water, Soil, Trees, Earthworks, Bioremediation, Surveying and Mapping, Reading the Landscape. Class format includes lectures, discussions, hands-on activities, videos.Find out more »