Edible Landscaping Class Needs You! Don’t Panic Go Organic! Start growing your own food today!

Spring classes are underway. Register for Spring classes by JAN 2018.

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Class Info:   

LH 76 Edible Landscaping  Units: 3
Class:  2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: LH 1
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Use of food-producing plants in the constructed landscape for homeowners, renters, school gardens, community gardens, senior centers, and micro-farms.  0109.00

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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I have a no turn compost pile that I feed weekly kitchen scraps from a local restaurant, extras from our garden, plus the chickens and ducks bedding material.