East African Permaculture Convergence, Uganda

28 -29 May, 2018 I’ll be away for two weeks in May attending the 1st Permaculture East African Mini Convergence. Background: The East African Permaculture Convergence is a 2 day conference bringing together practitioners and interested parties from across East Africa to highlight and explore the potentials for permaculture education and project development in the region. We invite…

Planting Calendar & Seed Saving Workshop

Well a seed saving workshop you say? Yes! With the next planting season coming in, its time to sort through our seeds and and prepare our beds for our Autumn planting. Nature is incredible! She provided exactly what we need when we need it. This is so true for the the foods that grow in…

Composting & Waste Management Workshop

Make compost, Make a worm Tower and Make Your Household Waste into a Resource Each and every on of us should feel wholeheartedly responsible for what we consume and the waste we produce through our daily living. Every single choice we make had a long lasting effect on the planet, our home. Come join us…

Permaculture Design Certificate Course

join lead instructors: Belinda Ross founder of Hope Farm Foundation & Jacqueline Edmiston Inspire Permaculture with Guest Teachers: Guy Goode Tendai Mariwarie Tannah Georgeu Learn about water harvesting, composting systems, alternative energy, construction of water bodies, livestock integration, aquaponics, bees, wild foraging, holistic management, living fences, soil rehabilitation, erosion control, nursery skills, windbreaks, firebreaks, seed…

Biological Diversity Talk

“Biological diversity” means the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part: this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. 22 August 2017 6:45 till 8:45pm R150, includes tea and cake

Natural Building Techniques

This weekend workshop will be taught by civil engineer Mike Saunders who has hands-on experience in building his own natural home on a farm near Uniondale. The “natural” in natural materials implies that the materials have not been processed industrially and have retained their essential nature. Natural building uses available geological and biological materials. Geological…

Eco School for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder – 25 July

Gardening and connecting with the Earth is an grounding activity for children; and can be especially beneficial for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Garden activities can be adapted for various skill levels and allow each child to connect with nature. Confidence is boosted when children are able to show off their garden knowledge and produce…

Biodiversity for Kids – 27 July

Lesson Plan: Week 1. Introduction to the term Biodiversity Week 2. Web of Life Week 3. Habitats and Homes Week 4. Ecosystems Week 5. Helpful Habitats Week 6. Vertebrate survey Week 7. Invertebrate Survey Week 8. Food Chains and Webs Week 9. Biodiversity Comparison Week 10. Improving Biodiversity where we live 10 Classes over 10…

Create a Garden

This informative and creative workshop will give you the guidance and tools to plan and design your new garden. It covers aspects of practical observation and understanding and managing external resources like sun, wind and rain. Then how to plot it down on paper and the practical implementation of your project. This workshop is a…

Workshop: Growing Summer Salads

Date: 14 January 2017 Time: 10:00am to 14:00 Cost: R399 (Includes vegetarian lunch and herbal teas from the garden) Buy Tickets Online Here   Join me for a well rounded workshop on growing easy summer salad vegetables, flowers and herbs for your table. Recipes included. Limited places available, so book now to avoid disappointment.   For bookings…

Workshop: Creating an Edible Garden of Happiness

Date: 20 March Time: 10:00am till 16:00pm Cost: R450 (inclusive of vegetarian lunch and herbal teas from the garden) In celebration of International Day of Happiness, we will talking about edible flowers and how to bring brightness and happiness to your garden. Notes included. Limited places available, so book now to avoid disappointment. For bookings & enquiries email workshops@inspirepermaculture.com or…

Workshop: Attracting & Supporting Wildlife in Our Garden

Date: 3 March Time: 10:00am till 16:00pm Cost: R450 (inclusive of vegetarian lunch and herbal teas from the garden) In celebration of World Wildlife Day, we will be constructing bat and owl boxes and cover the benefits of creating diverse ecosystems to attract and support wildlife in our garden. This workshop will cover practical  as well as theory. Notes included. Limited…