A Holistic Approach toward Sustainable, Ecological, Future Living & Well-Being

Growing Nutritious, Organic, Biodynamic Food

4 Practical Courses focussing on Autumn, Winter, Spring & Summer

Jane Mackenzie’sECO-BIO BALANCE Centrefor Well-Being

Showcasing Optimum Health, Sustainability and Well-Being in an Indigenous Garden

Course 2 is on:

Wednesday  25thJuly 2018

Where:         26 Portman Road, Bryanston

Time:             9 30 am – 12 00pm and 2 00pm to 4 30pm

Booking for 1 course: R300per person

Wed Morning 9 30 to 12 00pm 

Wed Afternoon: 2 to 4 30pm 

Booking for all 4 courses for 2 people R2000 (save R400)

Course 1: Autumn – Harvesting, Food Storing and Making Compost

  • Reasons to Reclaim our Health
  • Reasons to Establish our Relationship with the Earth
  • Biodynamic, Organic food growing
  • Planting using the Seasons and Phases of the Moon
  • Layout of the Beds
  • Preparing holes for Fruit & Nut trees and Berry Bushes
  • PreparingFertile Soil and Soil Types
  • Preparing Compost
  • Using Biodynamic preparations
  • Harvesting for maximum nutrition value
  • Planting vegetables and seeds in Autumn
  • Storing Foods for the Winter months – Fermenting, Dehydrating and Preserving
  • Choose Non-GMO,Heirloom seeds
  • Growing pest and disease resistant crops

Course 2: Winter – Preparing the soil, Building the Hot House

  • ChoosingNon-GMO, Heirloom seeds
  • Growing pest and disease resistant crops
  • Measuring the nutrient content of your produce
  • Companion planting
  • Pruning fruit and nut trees
  • Berry bushes
  • Building a Hot House
  • Growing Nutrient Dense Foods to achieve Optimum Health
  • Benchmarking your Health Risk and How to Rebalance your Body for Optimal Health
  • Greening your Home and Garden
  • Winter soups and salads

Course 3: Spring – Germination, Natural Pesticides &Home Ecology

  • Planting Spring seedlings and seeds
  • Growing pesticide and chemical free fruit and vegetables
  • How to clean your home with natural solutions
  • Chemicals which damage our health
  • Growing medicinal plants
  • Culinary herbs
  • Water conservation, natural heating
  • Methods to Recycling, Up-cycling, Re-using, Reducing
  • Fruit salads

Course 4: Summer –Pollination, Natural pesticides, Nutrient Dense Foods

  • Bird protection
  • Rain, Hail, Heat and Drought Protection
  • Mulching options
  • Green Composting
  • Mould, Fungus, Damp and Aeration problems
  • Measuring the Nutrient content of your produce
  • Plants which attract Pollinators – Birds, Bats, Bees, Wasps, Moths, Insects and Butterflies
  • Plants and Natural ways to deter pests – rabbits, beetles, worms, slugs and snails
  • Animal Husbandry – Chickens, Bees, Fish and Rabbits