Permaculture design class at Merritt College

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Class Info:   

LH 28A Permaculture Design I Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Strategies and techniques of applied ecology/permaculture design and application for designing livable human communities: Observation of natural patterns, gardening in urban settings, water and nutrient recycling in the landscape, and an introduction to the Bay Area bioregion; emphasis on permaculture ethics and principles, soil fertility, composting, and synergistic plant associations. 0109.10

LH 28B Permaculture Design II  Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Strategies and techniques of applied ecology/permaculture design and application for designing livable human communities: Observation of natural patterns, gardening in urban settings, water and nutrient recycling in the landscape, and an introduction to the Bay Area bioregion; emphasis on design and assessment of landscapes, zero waste, and mulching techniques.  0109.10

LH 28C Permaculture Design III  Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Strategies and techniques of applied ecology/permaculture design and application for designing livable human communities: Observation of natural patterns, gardening in urban settings, water and nutrient recycling in the landscape, and an introduction to the Bay Area bioregion; emphasis on water and nutrient cycling, ecovillages, food preservation, and team student designs.  0109.10

LH 28D Permaculture Design IV Units: 3
Class:
 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit:
 CSU
Description:
 Strategies and techniques of applied ecology/permaculture design and application for designing livable human communities: Observation of natural patterns, gardening in urban settings, water and nutrient recycling in the landscape, and an introduction to the Bay Area bioregion; emphasis on harvesting wild energies, appropriate technology, orchards, and individual student designs.  0109.10

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Landscape Horticulture Summer Intensive Class

Landscape Horticulture Summer  2014 Schedule

  • MERRITT COLLEGE 12500 Campus Drive, Oakland, CA 94619
  • Phone – (510) 436-2418
  • Summer Session June 23-July 10
  • Enroll On The Web @www.peralta.edu
  • Continuing Student Enrollment Starts May; Open Enrollment Starts end of May
    Visit The Landscape Horticulture Dept.’s Website @www.merrittlandhort.com

LH-028 A-B / Permaculture Design – 3 UNITS

vegetables from the garden

Students harvesting greens they seeded and planted in the bed they constructed.

Strategies and techniques of basic permaculture design and application to design of livable human communities: Observation of natural patterns, gardening in urban settings, water/water recycling in the landscape, and commonalities with practices of indigenous peoples.

  • 28A: Permaculture ethics and basic principles, soil and soil fertility, flood and erosion control, and synergistic plant associations.
  • 28B: Design and assessment of landscapes, reducing waste and developing super efficient systems, advanced mulching techniques, and student designs.