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Permaculture Design for Conserving Water

Using ecological design approach known as permaculture and showing how it can be used to create water-wise landscapes.
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7.5

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 25m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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7.5 / 10
Video Score: 7.8 / 10
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The average video length is 5 hours 06 minutes of 15 Permaculture courses on Udemy.
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Description

This course introduces the ecological design approach knownas permaculture and shows how it can be used to create water-wiselandscapes in dry climates.
Permaculture combines concepts and principles derived from naturewith research from ecology and sustainability fields to help designhealthy landscapes, homes, and communities that reduce resource use, arelow-maintenance, and are self-renewing. You will learn about specifictechniques that work in a dry climate, and gain a general understandingof permaculture design and application.
Toby is well-known for his skill at taking technical, scientificinformation and making it readily available to everyone, regardless ofscience background. In this course, Toby offers 8, very clearstrategies for achieving a water-wise garden. He covers a variety oftechniques to help you carry-out each strategy. In addition, heintroduces the many benefits, besides water conservation, that come withimplementing each water-wise strategy.
By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge necessary tobegin implementing water conservation techniques in your garden. Wateris a precious resource. Toby gives you no excuse not to embracewater-wise gardening. So dig in and enjoy!
This course was created from Toby’s keynote address at Rethinking Idaho Landscapes, a forum presented by the Idaho Botanical Garden and the University of Idaho on February 22, 2014 in Boise, Idaho.
About Toby Hemenway

Toby Hemenway is the author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-ScalePermaculture, which was awarded the Nautilus Gold Medal in 2011, wasnamed by the Washington Post as one of the ten best gardening books of2010, and for the last eight years has been the best-sellingpermaculture book in the world. Toby has been an adjunct professor atPortland State University, Scholar-in-Residence at Pacific University,and has taught over sixty 72-hour permaculture design courses. He haspresented lectures and workshops at major sustainability conferencessuch as Bioneers, SolFest, and EcoFarm, and at Duke University, TuftsUniversity, University of Minnesota, University of Delaware and manyother educational venues. His writing has appeared in magazines such asNatural Home, Whole Earth Review, and American Gardener. He hascontributed book chapters for WorldWatch Institute and to severalpublications on ecological design.
After obtaining a degree in biology from Tufts University, Tobyworked for many years as a researcher in genetics and immunology, firstin academic laboratories including Harvard and the University ofWashington in Seattle, and then at Immunex, a major medical biotechcompany. At about the time he was growing dissatisfied with thedirection biotechnology was taking, he discovered permaculture, a designapproach based on ecological principles that creates sustainablelandscapes, homes, and workplaces. A career change followed, and Tobyand his wife, Kiel, spent ten years creating a rural permaculture sitein southern Oregon. He was the editor of Permaculture Activist, ajournal of ecological design and sustainable culture, from 1999 to 2004.He moved to Portland, Oregon in 2004, and spent six years developingurban sustainability resources there. Toby and his wife now live inSebastopol, California.

You will learn

✓ Gain a general understanding of permaculture design and application.
✓ Create water-wise landscapes in dry climates using permaculture techniques.

Requirements

• An interest in organic gardening, water conservation and permaculture.

This course is for

• This course is designed for anyone looking to save water in their dry climate garden or yard.

How much does the Permaculture Design for Conserving Water course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $19.99.
The average price is $17.0 of 15 Permaculture courses. So this course is 18% more expensive than the average Permaculture course on Udemy.

Does the Permaculture Design for Conserving Water course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Permaculture Design for Conserving Water has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

At the moment we could not find an available scholarship for Permaculture Design for Conserving Water.

Who is the instructor? Is Toby Hemenway a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Toby Hemenway has created 2 courses that got 123 reviews which are generally positive. Toby Hemenway has taught 364 students and received a 3.9 average review out of 123 reviews. Depending on the information available, Toby Hemenway is a TRUSTED instructor.
Permaculture Expert. Author
Toby Hemenway is the author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, which was awarded the Nautilus Gold Medal in 2011, was named by the Washington Post as one of the ten best gardening books of 2010, and for the last eight years has been the best-selling permaculture book in the world. Toby has been an adjunct professor at Portland State University, Scholar-in-Residence at Pacific University, and has taught over sixty 72-hour permaculture design courses.
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Language: English
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