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Online Video Workshop: Soil-First Gardening: How to Grow Black Gold in the Backyard

 
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I recently finished this excellent online course and wanted to pass it on.

Soil-First Gardening: How to Grow Black Gold in the Backyard
Instructor: Anna Hess

Soil-First Gardening: How to Grow Black Gold in the Backyard with Anna Hess

Anna is a friend of Permies and did a book giveaway for The Weekend Homesteader several years ago. She has a couple of books on the Permies Book Grid, including The Weekend Homesteader and The Ultimate Guide to Soil. She blogs at The Walden Effect. Anna's latest endeavor is an online permaculture workshop entitled, Soil-First Gardening: How to Grow Black Gold in the Backyard.

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Hands-on, permaculture, and beyond-organic gardening techniques to improve your garden soil for healthy plants & family

Grow twice the fruits and vegetables in half the space when you turn your soil into black gold!

Have you noticed the extraordinary flavors and yields that come from even a small garden when the soil is just right? If you’ve ever been envious of your neighbor’s dirt or just curious about homesteading, then this course is the perfect fit for you.

Both raw beginners and gardeners who already boast a green thumb will benefit from this course's focus on hands-on techniques used to boost the quality of your soil on the small scale. Contents include:

Compost - why and how to buy or make and use the very best, including compost worms and black soldier flies

No-till organic gardening - keep the fertility cycling in your soil with chemical-free, no-till techniques likes solarization and kill mulches

Biochar - learn when charcoal boosts your soil and when it's a fairy tale as well as how to turn waste wood ashes into biochar

Hugelkultur - use rotting wood for long-term soil improvement to please fungally-associated plants

Cover crops - grow easy ground covers that build soil, attract pollinators, lower weeding pressure, and much more

Each video tells the how as well as the why to help you follow along easily at home. In addition, printable fact sheets can come with you into the garden as a quick reminder of each step.

This course is brought to you by Anna Hess, author of The Weekend Homesteader and The Ultimate Guide to Soil. Based on 15 years of fruit and vegetable gardening in harmony with the natural environment, her books and courses take the guesswork out of beyond-organic and permaculture techniques.



Course Length: One hour with 16 lessons divided into 6 sections. Each section includes an interactive assignment, a downloadable PDF handout, and a brief quiz. It's self-paced and you can add personal notes anywhere in the lessons.

Cost: $19.99 for unlimited, lifetime access.

Available: at Udemy.com
 
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Thank you so much for giving my course a try and recommending it! As an additional inducement to try my course out, you can grab the course for 35% off by following this link until 11/9/22: https://www.udemy.com/course/soil-first-gardening/?couponCode=PERMIES

I really appreciate your support!
 
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