Microclimates - How to find, create and use them
What you'll learn
- Permaculture skills - Understanding Microclimates - Passive energy use - Working with the landscape
- Understanding Microclimates: a basic permaculture technique
Our quick online course on Microclimates helps you create better living and growing spaces with 6 natural energy factors. This course shows you how to work with nature to create the best living space. And best of all, your living space will have more natural light and warmth.
Microclimates boost the productivity and enjoyment of outdoor and indoor spaces. This course helps create a diverse range of microclimates. It helps you understand what factors combine to create a microclimate. Energy sources and influences create microclimates, we break this down for you. There are key natural energy factors that influence a microclimate. This course explores each factor. Valuing and using sunlight is vital. This course shows your how to create a suntrap. Next up we discover how to harness warmth and store it in different types of thermal mass. Next we use wind. Finally, we look at lesser known factors such as altitude and geo-thermal influences.
This course also provides design ideas, real-life examples, and ways to communicate microclimate ideas to others. You can create a range of microclimates in your own space: indoors and out. By the end, you will empowered and ready for simple action to improve your lifestyle and growing potential.
Once you know how nature works, you can imitate it. The costs of comfort and production are reduced and our footprint on the earth is lightened.
Who this course is for:
- beginner permaculture, gardeners, farmers, beginner gardeners, advanced permaculture
Permaculture Visions has provided mentorship to Permaculture learners in 65 countries since 1993. We live what we teach in demonstration gardens in New South Wales, Australia. Our mission is to build respect and understanding of nature. Living more harmoniously with nature will have positive outcomes such as clean air, clean water, and conservation of genetic material. All these Permaculture activities will build a better environment for all.