Permaculture Design Fundamentals

Permaculture Design Fundamentals

This course is for anyone who wants to see their outside space; be it garden, balcony or farm, transformed into a resilient ecosystem that nourishes the abundance that nature has to offer. This sounds like a dream but it will turn into a reality if you have the determination, the tools and the techniques to bring it to life. If you're willing to treat gardening as an experiment that involves trial and error and constant adaptation and improvement, then you're ready to join us to develop a new mindset and to learn the framework of a permaculture design.
Develop a strategy that works in YOUR specific situation
Learn a structured step-by-step process and feel in control
Learn hands-on skills and techniques to apply immediately
Save time and money by avoiding the mistakes that we've made ourselves
Stop putting out fires in your garden by addressing the root cause of the problem

260.00 $
260.0 CAD 260.00 $
260.00 $
Last Update 09/04/2020
Completion Time 1 day 4 hours 41 minutes
Members 18
  • Introduction
    • Welcome to the Permaculture Design Fundamentals Course
    • Linear Vs Systems Thinking
    • Starting with Observation Part 1
    • Starting with Observation Part 2
    • Mapping your Property
    • Quiz on Linear vs Systems Thinking, Observations & Mapping
      10 xp
  • Intro Resources
    • Permaculture Greening the Desert - Geoff Lawton
    • How Wolves Change Rivers
    • How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory
    • Theory in Practice: A Tour of Zaytuna Farm
    • Free preview
    • Free preview
  • Climates
    • Climates Part 1
    • Climates Part 2
    • Quiz on Climates
      10 xp
  • Climates Resources
    • Wind History
    • Windy
    • Sunseeker App
    • Sunseeker App
    • Canadian Hardiness Zones
    • United States Hardiness Zones
    • Project Drawdown
  • Micro-Climates
    • Micro Climates Part 1
    • Micro Climates Part 2
    • Micro Climates Part 3
    • Quiz on Micro-Climates
      10 xp
  • Micro-Climate Resources
    • Rosemary 'Rowe' Morrow @ Permaculture Sydney North
    • Rosemary Morrow, Cutting Edge
    • TRAILER Farming With Nature - Permaculture with Sepp Holzer
    • FARM SHOW - "Underground" Greenhouse Grows Citrus In The Snow
    • Nebraska retiree uses earths's heat to grow oranges in snow
    • Using Vegetation for Passive Cooling
    • Why Bury Fig Trees?
    • Fruit Walls
    • Straw Mulch vs. Row Covers
    • Protecting Plants from Frost
    • Cold Hardy Vegetables
    • Winter Gardening
    • Extending Your Growing Season
    • Sustainable Season Extension
    • Specialty Crops
    • Use Vegetation to Increase Energy Efficiency
    • Passive Solar Greenhouse
    • Energy Saver 101
    • Permaculture: A Designer's Manual
    • The Year Round Gardener
    • Outdoor Classrooms: A Handbook for School Gardens
    • Earth User's Guide to Permaculture
    • PERMACULTURE: A GUIDE FOR LAND USERS (French)
  • Soil Conditions
    • Soil Conditions Part 1
    • Soil Conditions Part 2
    • Soil Conditions Part 3
    • Quiz on Soil Conditions
      10 xp
  • Soil Conditions Resources
    • Homework Assignment
    • Jar Settle Test
    • Soil Percolation (perc) Test
    • How to test your soil - texture (sand, silt, clay composition)
    • What Weeds Tell You About Your Soil
    • Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen
    • Case Study: Urban Community Garden
  • Soils
    • Soil Part 1
    • Soil Part 2
    • Soil Part 3
    • Soil Part 4
    • Soil Part 5
    • Bonus Humanure & Biogas
    • Bonus Mushroom Cultivation
    • Quiz on Soil
      10 xp
  • Soils Resources
    • The Living Soil Beneath Our Feet | California Academy of Sciences
    • The Living Soil: How Unseen Microbes Affect the Food We Eat (360 Video)
    • PHC Film: Soil is a living organism
    • Dirt! The Movie
    • Building Soil Health for Healthy Plants by soil scientist Dr. Elaine Ingham
    • MAKING AWESOME AEROBIC COMPOST - FAST! S4 ● E76
    • Urban Composting with Dr. Elaine Ingham From Soil Food Web || Valhalla Movement Network
    • 18-Day Fast Compost [PDC Preview]
    • Learn about Richard Perkins
    • Symphony of Soil
    • David Johnson | LSS 2019
    • Keyline Design, a regenerative agriculture tool
    • What is coppicing?
    • Learning How to Use Compost and Compost Tea
    • Food Forests' Living Web
    • Cover Crop Chart
    • Nitrogen Carbon Ratio
    • C:N Ratio of Different Materials
    • No-Dig Gardening
    • Lasagna No Dig Gardening Guide
    • Vermi-Composting Feeding Guide
    • Vermi-Composting
    • Introduction to Fungi
    • Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web
    • Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
    • Humanure Handbook
    • Root Hair Diagram
    • Coloured Bark Mulch
    • Dynamic Accumulators
    • Rock-Eating Mycorrhizas
    • Building a Jean Pain Style Compost Pile
    • Dr. Elaine Ingham Soil Food Web School
    • Soil management, microorganisms and organic matter interactions
  • Water
    • Water Part 1
    • Water Part 2
    • Water Part 3
    • Quiz on Water
      10 xp
  • Water Resources
    • Permaculture Design for Water
    • DIY Sub-irrigated Planter Build - self watering, easy container garden
    • DIY Sub-irrigated Green Wall — Plant One On Me — Ep 028
    • Understanding contour lines with Steve Backshall and Ordnance Survey
    • What is Contour Farming?
    • Mark Shepard on Managing Water on Your Farm
    • Watering with ollas|John Dromgoole|Central Texas Gardener
    • How to make DIY Ollas: Self-Watering Systems for Plants
    • 6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets
    • Rethinking Plants for Engineering | Joel Burken | TEDxMissouriS&T
    • Self-Watering Planter Guide
    • Willow trees are cost-efficient cleaners of contaminated soil
    • Montreal researchers use willows to decontaminate polluted soil, groundwater
    • DIY Rain Barrel Guide
    • DIY Rain Barrel Guide
    • How to Create an Oasis with Greywater, 6th Edition
    • The New Create an Oasis with Greywater, 6th Ed.
    • A Complete Guide to Building and Maintaining a Rain Garden
    • Builder's Greywater Guide
    • Low pressure-gravity drip irrigation system
    • Rain Harvester App
  • Tools
    • Designer's Toolkit - Active Observation
    • Active Observation Tool
    • Designer's Toolkit - Root Cause Analysis
    • Root Cause Analysis Tool
    • Designer's Toolkit - SWOT Analysis
    • SWOT Analysis Tool
    • Designer's Toolkit - Functional Analysis
    • Functional Analysis Tool
    • Designer's Toolkit - Zones
    • Zones
    • Designer's Toolkit - Sector Analysis
    • Sector Analysis Tool
    • Designer's Toolkit - Designer's Priority or WASMMM
    • WASmmm Tool | Scale of Permanence Designer's Priority
  • Maximizing Space Use
    • Maximizing Space Use Part 1
    • Maximizing Space Use Part 2
    • Maximizing Space Use Part 3
    • Quiz on Maximizing Space Use
      10 xp
  • Maximizing Space Resources
    • DIY Stackable Vermi-Compost Worm Bin
    • The Market Gardener with Jean-Martin Fortier, Part 3 Bio-Intensive Farming
    • The benefits of multi-sowing
    • Amazing 23-Year-Old Permaculture Food Forest - An Invitation for Wildness
    • The Forested Garden: What is a Food Forest?
    • L'Ecole de Permaculture du Bec Hellouin
    • Learn more about Summer Rayne Oakes
    • What is a permaculture swale?
    • Guide to Building Wood Box Wormery
    • Window Farming: DIY Veggie Venture
    • What is Window Farming?
    • How to Build a Mason Jar Garden
    • Swale Pathways
    • How to Build a Swale on Contour Successfully
    • Contour Gardening to Minimize Irrigation and Maximize Yields
    • Fruit Tree Guild
    • Guide to Succession Planting
    • Succession Planting Chart
    • Potato Tower Guide
    • Strawberry Pergola
    • 101 Permaculture Designs
  • Choosing The Right Plants
    • Choosing The Right Plants Part 1
    • Choosing The Right Plants Part 2
    • Quiz on Plant Selection
      10 xp
  • Choosing the Right Plants Resources
    • Make Your Own Plant Rooting Hormone 🌿 All Natural 2 Ways!
    • Nitrogen Fixing Nodules
    • Meet the Most Important Animal You’ve Never Seen
    • How Ants Farm and Milk Aphids | Stories from Nature
    • These nematodes may be cannibals, but they look out for their family
    • Vaquita-pulgon-hormiga
    • Managing Garden Insects Begins with a Question: Friend or Foe?
    • Flowering Calendar Template
    • Companion Planting
    • The Green Revolution
    • Plants for a Future
    • Natural Capital Plant Database
    • Plants Tolerant of Black Walnut Toxicity
    • Guilds for Small Home Scale Gardens
    • Plant Guides
    • How to Grow a Permaculture Food Forest
  • Natural Pest Management
    • Natural Pest Management Part 1
    • Natural Pest Management Part 2
    • Quiz on Natural Pest Management
      10 xp
  • Natural Pest Resources
    • The history of the world according to corn - Chris A. Kniesly
    • How Plants Sequester Carbon
    • Seed: the Untold Story
    • L'Alpakiade
    • Beneficial Insects Chart
    • Pest Identification Guide
    • Perennial Plants and Permaculture
    • Gardening for Wildlife
    • What are Rhizobacteria?
    • Walnut Toxicity
    • Seed to Seed
    • Edible Forest Gardens
    • Roses Love Garlic: Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers
    • Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
  • Design Exercise
    • Design Process
    • The Basics of Permaculture Design
  • Conclusion
    • Final Thoughts