Design Your Own Food Forest Garden

$ 75.00 inc. GST

UPDATE: date has changed due to covid restrictions. 


Tour an established ‘food forest’ and learn how to design and maintain your own for any size garden. Take home your own propagated plants.

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A forest garden is an exciting and satisfying way of growing a variety of edible and medicinal plants. Designed to be self-sustaining, forest gardens can be as big or small as you wish. Even a small backyard can have a forest garden.


This workshop aims to provide you with inspiration and knowledge to plan your own unique forest garden. Gain some practical experience maintaining an established food forest and take home your own propagated plants.



  • Advantages of forest gardening & how they work
  • Principles of design
  • Providing home-grown resources – mulch & fertility
  • Choosing plants
  • Preparation, planting & maintenance



Sunday 27 September (new date due to covid)




Nourish Gardens at Owhanake Bay Estate

Waiheke Island, NZ



Christy Ralphs

Christy is a teacher and gardener and loves to combine these two passions. Christy has a substantial edible food garden as part of Nourish Gardens located in the beautiful Owhanake Bay on Waiheke Island.



$75 per person. This includes course resource materials, and a seasonal garden produce themed morning tea. You will also propagate and pot up your own food forest plants that you can take home to start your very own food forest.


Please note: Before you enrol in a workshop or event, please make sure you are comfortable with, and agree with, our cancellation policy. It has been updated due to Covid-19.



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Dress suitably for the expected weather conditions, which can be very changeable at this time of year. Please wear shoes that are suitable for uneven ground, and that may get dirty. Optional additional items to bring will be provided on your downloadable enrolment information pack once purchase has been made.


Information about location, directions and parking will be provided on your downloadable enrolment information pack once purchase has been made.


No refunds are provided for this workshop, and the payment is unable to be transferred/credited to another workshop. If you are unable to attend you are welcome to gift your place to someone else – just let us know their contact details.


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