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Understanding Soils

Discover the wonderful world that exists beneath our feet and the key principles to maintaining good soil!

This 6-hr workshop runs on the following dates in 2021:

Sunday 27 June / Saturday 16 Oct

from $99 | 1 day

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We have a lot to thank the 8cm layer under our feet for. The rich skin of the Earth provides us with our food, and the health of the soil also determines the health of our food, animals and ourselves.In this workshop we will discover the wonderful world of the Soil Food Web and how important the interactions that exist in the depths under our feet are. Fall passionately in love with good soil as you work through the key soil properties and functions, followed by practical principles for repairing, building and maintaining your own bit of earth. You will never see the ground in the same way again.

Taj Scicluna, ‘the Perma Pixie’, is a passionate and motivated little Sprite who aims to inspire and educate people to live more nourishing and sustainable lifestyles using Permaculture, Awareness and Compassion! Through Passionate Permaculture Education and Sustainable Services such as Permaculture Design and the creation of Delicious Ornamental Edible Gardens, The Perma Pixie aims to nurture diversity and protect ecology through harbouring healthy and resilient communities and ecosystems.

What you will learn

  • Learn what plants really eat
  • Understand what makes great soil
  • Understand how to maintain your soil

What to bring

  • Notepad and Pen

What to wear

  • Casual clothes that can get dirty, sturdy footwear eg boots

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.