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Hands-On Gardening Workshop

Sunday, February 19 @ (PDT) 1:00 PM 3:00 PM UTC+0

Join us for an afternoon of hands-on fun in our raised bed vegetable and herb garden. Learn permaculture techniques and principles for naturally growing food in arid Southern California climates:
  • Companion planting for herbs, flowers and vegetables
  • Water conservation techniques for drought tolerant gardens
  • Organic fertilizing and composing
  • Building soil and improving soil health
  • Integrated pest management
Permaculture is a design science that creates pathways for humans to improve the health and resilience of both society and the environment. It is about observing your life and your surroundings, and changing them little by little to harmonize with the rhythms and flows of nature. Rather than consuming and destroying until social/economic/environmental collapse, permaculture leads us to the path of least resistance and most resilience. Permaculture systems are able to self-regulate, adapt, grow, heal, and provide for our needs and the needs of future generations.
Learn more with the free Permaculture Basics eBook
Colin Eldridge (Dhanvantari Das) is a certified Yoga Therapist and Permaculture Designer. He is also an experienced compassionate communication trainer and conflict resolution facilitator. His classes are hands-on, participatory, student-driven, inquiry-based and cross-disciplinary. He has taught several courses and workshops with renowned institutions and events across North America, such as BRC Permaculture Convergence, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers, Hampshire College, Global Eclipse Gathering and more.

“The more you give, the more you will get. You will be in tune with the cosmic energy or the Infinite. This is the divine law.” —Swami Sivananda

*Your tax-deductible donations help to keep these classical Yogic teachings available for all!


Sunday, February 19
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM UTC+0w