How to Design Your Edible Landscape – Course Ended

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Courses, Events, Feature Course | No Comments

Edible Landscape Raised Beds

Tired of pouring money into your yard and getting but more work in return?

Join the Element Eco-Design team for this one day Eat Your Yard Workshop and Get your Yard Working For You!

The average yard cost homeowner $5/sqft annually in maintenance costs including, irrigation, fertility programs and weed/pest management. Isn’t it time to start seeing a return on your investment?

An established Edible Landscape can return the homeowner at least $5/sqft annually in culinary herbs, gorgeous cut glowers and beautiful organic produce. That’s a $10 Return on Investment per square foot of yard!

But before we get too far into what this is all about here’s the nuts and bolts you’ll want to know to schedule yourself for the course:

 

Workshop Nuts & Bolts

When: March 29, 2015 9am-4pm

Where: Vernon, BC

Admission: $60(+gst) 

 

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Edible Landscape with Garden Bench

Are you unhappy with your current landscape? We will teach you to love your land again and give you the skills to deign your own edible landscape.

This 1 Day workshop will cover the emerging trend of Edible Landscaping and how planting edibles can not only save you money and energy but it can also be beautiful.

We will be talking from seed to soil and everything in between, including:

From Soil to Seed: How to get off to the best start

Love your Land: How to define your Edible Landscape Style

Plant this Eat That: How and what to harvest in your Edible Landscape

The Season Change: How to maintain your Edible Landscape

Wether you are a seasoned gardener or a new recruit, Element Eco-Design can provide you with the skills you need to create your own abundant, organic retreat.

A little about your Instructors:

Gordon HiebertGordon Hiebert is the chief educator and project manager at Element Eco-Design and has been designing and installing edible landscaped since 2010. Gordon pulls on his experience in forest protection, land design and extensive education in Permaculture and Regenerative Systems to create productive, functioning ecosystems that blend seamlessly between the human and the natural landscape.

 

IMG_3247Jana Macnab is the lead designer at Element Eco-Design and has been gardening and growing since her childhood. Jana has taken her education in interior, graphic and web design and applied it to her passion of gardening. Jana is able to use this blended design method to read design styles and trends and translate them into beautiful Edible Landscapes that evolve gracefully over time.

 

Workshop Nuts & Bolts

When: March 29, 2015 9am-4pm

Where: Vernon, BC

Admission: $60(+gst)

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Edible Landscape with Concrete Buddha

Not a garden designer? No problem, Jana can teach you how to define your landscape style.

With simple steps and a little inspiration Jana can help you articulate your style and create a productive, edible landscape that is custom designed by you!

Gain the skills you need to turn your yard into and edible oasis all while saving time, money and energy. So join us for this fulfilled day and meet other passionate edible garden enthusiasts!

 

Workshop Nuts & Bolts

When: March 29, 2015 9am-4pm

Where: Vernon, BC

Admission: $60(+gst)

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Keep wasting money on unproductive landscaped or get your yard working for you!

 Element Eco-Design Edible Landscape