Understanding Soils

Discover the wonderful world that exists beneath our feet and the key principles to maintaining and understanding soils.

This five-hour workshop runs on the following dates in 2023:

Sun 12 Feb / Sun 2 Jul / Sat 11 Nov

from $108 | 5 hrs

When it comes to understanding soils 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.

Taking part in the Understanding Soils workshop will ensure you never see the ground in the same way again.

In this workshop we will:

  • Discover the wonderful world of the Soil Food Web
  • Explore the important interactions that exist in the depths under our feet
  • Fall passionately in love with good soil as we work through the key soil properties and functions
  • Learn practical principles for repairing, building and maintaining your own bit of earth

Taj Scicluna – known as the Perma Pixie – aims to inspire and educate people to live more nourishing and sustainable lifestyles using permaculture awareness and compassion.

Through permaculture education and sustainable services such as permaculture design and the creation of delicious ornamental edible gardens, Taj aims to nurture diversity and protect ecology.

What will I learn?

  • What plants really eat
  • What makes great soil
  • How to maintain your soil

What should I bring?

  • Notepad and writing materials

What should I wear?

  • Casual clothes that can get dirty
  • Sturdy footwear such as boots

Terms and conditions

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