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Permaculture Landscape Management & Installation

Permaculture Landscape Management & Installation

Instructor: Beth Paulson
Course time(s): BLN 625-2: F, 9/8-10/6, 1:00-4:05 pm, (Field F, 10/15-11/6), 5 wks
$175.00
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Offers students hands-on permaculture skills for productive landscapes. Students gain applied skills through direct observation of and interaction with permaculture systems, including an edible forest garden, stormwater irrigation system, greenhouse, constructed pond, earth-bermed root cellar, and living roof. This course combines on-site lectures describing landscape management procedures and hands-on installation activities such as mulching, planting, pruning and light-construction. Special Requirement: Field trips. Students assume any travel costs. Students must use gardening hand tools, work in soil for an extended period of time, and traverse sloped landscape. This is the non-credit option of AGR 115. For more information about blended learning classes go to: www.gcc.mass.edu/blended