The Ecology Center Eco-Garden Design / Permaculture Basics is Saturday February 27 2016.
Learn the basics of implementing ecological design and establishing sustainable water, energy, soil, food and biodiversity systems for your home.
Join in to learn the basics of ecological garden design, installation and maintenance for your own home.
In this 4-hour workshop you will learn:
Learn the basics of ecological landscape design with considerations for saving water, energy and resources, while creating biodiversity and producing food sustainably.
Explore the basics of sustainable water, energy, soil and plant systems through observing and interacting with real-life examples at The Ecology Center
Exercise with designing custom plans for your home eco-garden
Participate in hands-on activities including rain barrel and sprinkler to drip system installation, composting, and design exercises among others.
Each participant will create and take home a draft design, a plant list, a list of organizations to purchase tools and resources from to create an ecological garden, and 1-2 informational hand-outs to complement the subjects covered in the workshop.
The class is at 12:00pm and is open to community members 16 and older.
Tickets are available online for $60.00 for Ecology Center Members and $70.00 for non members.
The Ecology Center is located at 32701 Alipaz Street in San Juan Capistrano.