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Bogata Suma permaculture farm in Croatia




Forest garden weekend workshop

Permaculture & forest garden workshop
at Bogata Suma, Vojnic, Croatia

or call +385 (0)95 5555 677

Costs: donation*
Camping: Bring your tent & pay € 10,- per person per night.

* a donation can be money, 25kg potatoes, baby fruit trees from your terrain or something you think is worth trading.

About the workshop

In this permaculture & forest garden workshop we'll tell & show you all about our 2 year process of:
- finding the right area, criteria
- exploring the area, climate, winds, soil, vegetation
- measuring an area & making a map
- wishes (plants for food, drinks, herbs, dyes, soaps, basketry)
- designing the forest garden
- how to implement the design, propagating, planting, sowing

Bogata Suma's food forest
When we started living on our land in 2009, we noticed that there were many fruit and nut trees on the terrain. Of course we had an old plum orchard with neat rows, but we also found many walnut and cherry trees, hazelnut shrubs and elderberries around the house. And when we explored more, we discovered overgrown peach trees, a very old mulberry tree, smaller types of plums, apple trees hiding in blackberry shrubs and grape vines everywhere.
We only needed to tame this wilderness to be able to use it as a fruit & food source.

Pictures of our forest garden

Peter in the forest garden with the chainsaw, cutting out sun-taking trees
The forest garden area and Peter taking out some trees.

The forest garden area, we already took out some "useless" trees
Mark and Kenza marking sunny & shady spots in the forest garden area

Mark cleaning the forest garden area Measuring the Ph of the soil in the forest garden

Mark cleaning the forest garden area (left)
Measuring the Ph of the soil in the forest garden (right)

Kenza finalizing the forest garden design
Kenza finalizing the forest garden design drawings

forest garden design
Our first forest garden design


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the name Bogata Suma
"eco" for us
permaculture principles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
permaculture designs
permaculture resources
compost and fertilizers
self sufficienct living

you're welcome
small camp site
eco camping
at our table
volunteering with us
volunteers about us
pictures with volunteers

picture gallery
pictures forest garden
pictures natural home
pictures garden
pictures terrain
pictures of our animals
various pictures
winter pictures

calender of activities
permaculture workshops
permaculture teacher Barbara Scheltus
personal development
garden workshops
forest garden workshop
workshop herbs
workshops felting and wool
workshops blacksmithing

forest gardens
food forest
food savannah
net and pan orchard
garden project
- terraced garden beds
- keyhole gardens
- edible fence
chicken garden design
natural playground
naural playground design
ecological construction
natural swim pond
Bogata Suma,   GPS 45.21798,15.41358,   Call +385-95-5555677,   mail