Pt.1 Introducing the Backyard Forest

Small edible forest garden, wooden planks and woodchip paths

A fine example of a small forest garden

Part 1 of my online course preview has been livestreamed and is now available on my YouTube channel

Every week for 8 weeks, I’m live presenting a new section of my re-vamped online course, for free, on my regular Lockdown Livestream.

All videos recorded on my YouTube Create a Backyard Forest playlist

1. Introducing the Backyard Forest

Video now on YouTube

Next livestream Wed 17th June 10am BST

  1. Introducing the Backyard Forest, Wed 10 June
    Why growing edible crops with nature is so important. YouTube recording
  2. Plan, Wed 17 June 👈 NEXT LIVESTREAM
    Observations to make, wishes to list & mapping your patch. Zoom Q&A
  3. Design, Wed 24 June
    How to put things in the right place. Zoom Q&A
  4. Protection, Wed 1 July
    Windbreaks & other tricks to protect your precious plants. Zoom Q&A
  5. Perennial Veg, Wed 8 July
    Resilient & low maintenance veg are on the menu. Zoom Q&A
  6. Trees, Wed 15 July
    Plant the big trees, the canopy layer. Zoom Q&A
  7. Ground Prep, Wed 22 July
    Ways to clear the ground, so as to plant your plants. Zoom Q&A
  8. Shrubs & Ground Cover, Wed 29 July
    Shrubs away & keep the ground covered. Zoom Q&A

Come to whichever livestream takes your fancy. I’ll keep the livestream to 40-45 minutes, followed by a 30 minute Zoom Q&A. If there’s anything you’d like covered, email me


Zoom Q&A

  • Time: 10.45—11:15am
  • Zoom password: hopniss57

The evolution will be livestreamed. And then uploaded to YouTube at a later date.