Courses at Furnace Brook 

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“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” 

Confucius

Clay Oven Building

 

Action packed, squishy, squelchy, hands on introduction to cob building.

By end of the day you’ll be confident creating your own cob mixes, applying them to formwork and finally firing your very own pizza oven at home

Understanding soils

 

Learn how to create and maintain healthy soils in a “ground up” approach.

Leave with the confidence to create healthy compost from whatever resources you have available.

A complete novice to the experienced gardener can discover a different approach: Don’t care for the plant, care for the soil and your plants will thrive!

Introduction to Permaculture

 

Introduces the permaculture design process.

Permaculture mimics nature, creating systems which build more than they destroy.

These tools and techniques can be applied to any system or aspect of your life.

Learn to not just sustain but to thrive.

Willow Weaving

 

Learn to plant and weave willow into lush living structures.

 

Learn “the universal weave” as well as how to care and maintain your willow structure for the best results.

 

By the end of the day you’ll be confident creating your own flourishing willow structures.

 

Biochar, the miracle soil improver 

Using biochar in your garden has many remarkable benefits including;improved plant health, increased yields, improved soil structure & water regulation, reduces flooding & drought impact.

By the end of the day you’ll be designing your own kiln, producing and incorporating biochar into different composting systems, improving your garden health & actively helping to reverse climate change by burying inert carbon.

 

I want to grow!

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Events at Furnace Brook 

Come back soon for events starting Autumn 2021

Past Events

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