Tag: PDC

  • PDC August 2016 – Morning Madness.

    Morning warm ups during our most recent Permaculture Design Course.                                                 You can search for forthcoming courses at Casalinho here.    

  • PDC August 2016 – Building a Raised Bed

    This practical session followed on from the swale building exercise I published yesterday. A contoured raised bed has been created on the downside of the berm, with the swale itself becoming the path above. For the short term this new bed has been planted up with annual veg, but these will be replaced with woody more »

  • PDC August 2016 – Building Swales.

    Learning to measure contours and build swales is a wonderfully interactive part of the PDC course. The swale being created here has wood in the berm to create a higher edge. The swale itself is a path, and we’ve built a raised bed on the downside. It’s been planted with annual veg in the short more »

  • PDC August 2016 – Natural Building Day

    Our Permaculture Design Course participants making adobe blocks and beginning a cob bench on the Natural Building day of the August PDC.

  • Permaculture Design Courses 2016

    Will you join us this summer? We’re pleased to be offering two opportunities to join us for a PDC here at Casalinho this year. Both courses are taught by Josh Gomez, and fully certified by the UK Permaculture Association. For all the details, click here.

  • Book up for a Summer Permaculture Design Course PDC

    So our summer schedule of courses is now live, and we’re taking bookings. This year we’re offering a choice of three Permaculture Design Courses, all certified by the UK Permaculture Association and taught by Josh Gomez. They’re differing lengths, so there should be one to suit everyone. This year, for the first time and at more »

  • Thankyou Silvia & PDC crew

    That’s the sixth full Permaculture Design Course at Casalinho now complete, and another group of participants have dispersed back to their ordinary lives with a lot of new knowledge and ideas to incorporate. Huge thanks have to go to Silvia Floresta who provided a fantastic course, along with her partner Orlando. Thanks too go to more »

  • Permaculture Design Course 1st – 9th July

    Whoo-hoo! It’s that time of year again, where we get to planning our annual Permaculture Design Course here at the farm. We’re excited to announce that Silvia Floresta will be joining us to teach what will be our sixth PDC, 1st July – 9th July. We’re a little late off the mark in getting things more »