Allotment and Small Space Gardening Workshop: Syötävä Puisto #3

Event Date:

September 24, 2022

Event Time:

12:00 pm

Event Location:

Syötävä Puisto

In this 4-hour hands-on workshop, agroecologist and permaculture designer Joshua Finch will show us how to apply simple ecological principles in creating and maintaining a garden.

Joshua Finch is a certified permaculture designer with over twelve years of hands-on experience and in-depth study. From 2016 to 2021 he built one of the first agroecological farms in Finland as an experimental space for teaching and testing regenerative practices.

The third and last workshop this year will focus on:

  • Beds‘ preparation for the winter using no-dig methods. No-dig gardening aims for minimal disturbance of the soil, ensuring natural processes are preserved and weed growth is minimised.
  • Reviewing this year’s crop, soil fertility and amendment.
  • Planting plan for the next season, onlooking the previous harvest quantities and quality.
  • Seed saving, seed microbiomes, cross pollination and hybrids.
  • What is a land race seed, heirlooms and open pollinated seeds.
  • Over winter sowing – how to maximize the crops.
  • When to start the seedlings.

The workshop will be held at Syötävä Puisto (Edible Park) on the island of Mustikkamaa. Syötävä Puisto is a community urban farm, just 5km from Helsinki city centre.


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Event Location:

Total Seats: 30 (22 Left:)
  • Syötävä Puisto
  • Mustikkamaanpolku 10
  • Helsinki
  • Finland

Event Schedule Details

  • September 24, 2022 12:00 pm   -   4:00 pm
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