Permaculture Design Course (PDC)

A permaculture design certificate is an intensive heads, hearts & hands-on permaculture learning experience.

Suzie has co-designed a "PDC" over the last 4 years with Hannah Mole of  which hosted in Wicklow in the South East of Ireland every summer on the beautiful permaculture small-holding that Suzie and her family and many volunteers have been co-developing since 2007.

For more information or to book a course at Carraig Dúlra

Suzie all gives tours and consulations at the small-holding where you can see how Permaculture design can be applied to many human designed systems. 

  • Food forest
  • Organic circle garden
  • Herb labyrinth and spiral
  • Swales and pond systems
  • Natural built barn, cob straw bale reciprocal roof
  • Yurts & ghers
  • Sauna,and outdoor bath
  • Wood fired pizza oven BBQ and bath
  • Walpini (under construction)
  • Heritage apple orchard
  • 1.5 acre native woodland, hedges & shelter belts,
  • Living willow structures
  • Chicken and duck houses integrated with fertility and compost systems
  • Bees: top bar hives
  • Greenhouse with annuals, hot beds and cob perennial beds: apricots, kiwis, olives, figs, grapes, South American root crops and more


Thursday, 25 June, 2015 to Tuesday, 7 July, 2015

In order to hold your place on the PDC, you may pay a booking deposit now and pay the balance at least 6 weeks before the course begins. 


Steph -PDC 2014 Participant

I walked away from this course feeling strong, and more importantly, capable.  Suzie, Hannah and Lusi worked hard to design a PDC that challenged participants to carry the ethos of permaculture out of the classroom and into the everyday responsibi