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. Thiqs 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…

Workshop: Pond Building for Garden Diversity

Date: 2 February Time: 10:00am till 14:00pm Cost: R450 (inclusive of vegetarian lunch and herbal teas from the garden) In commemoration of World Wetlands Day, we will be constructing a pond and will cover the benefits of creating diverse ecosystem to attract birds, frogs and other beneficial wildlife to your garden. This workshop will cover the…

Childhood Education

Aimed at children between the ages of 9 to 11. Where: Bergvliet, Southern Suburbs Cost: R1000 per child for the term.   Dates for 3rd Term: Thursdays from 1pm till 2pm 20 July (Introduction to Permaculture Ethics and Principles) 27 July (using waste as a resource and composting worms) 3 August (composting systems) 10 August (ways to harvest…