Needham Adult Education: Intro to Permaculture: Grow Fruits, Nuts, Herbs and More in Your Backyard
January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$45
If bad climate news is getting you down, here is something fun that you can do to make the world a better place right in your own backyard! Permaculture is a way to grow fruits, nuts, herbs and vegetables, that intentionally mimics patterns and relationships found in natural ecosystems. In a permaculture garden, everything works together in synergy–the soil life, different plants supporting each other, and the gardener. As a result, a permaculture garden requires less water, fertilizer,
pest-control and work than a conventional garden and is highly productive. It is also a natural habitat for wildlife,
including pollinators and butterflies, and a way to sequester some of that excess carbon floating around. This workshop will introduce you to the basic principles of permaculture and will give you practical ideas to get
Limited to 15.
Instructor: Babette Wills
Dates: 2 Wednesdays, January 29-February 5
@ Needham High School, Room 909 Fee: $45
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