Garden Planning


The Garden Planning workshop takes you step by step through the entire process of designing your year round garden for maximum production of nutrient dense food in the most efficient way . By the end of the course you will have created your own garden plan with a map of what your garden will look like, and when to do everything that needs to be done to achieve that.

Most home gardeners will find their summer garden production plentiful but then have huge gaps during the change of seasons and especially in autumn, winter and early spring. 

This course will give you the full breakdown of knowledge and easy to follow steps to create an entire year of garden production with no gaps, whilst maintaining soil quality using regenerative gardening techniques.

The Garden planning course Includes 9 in depth episodes, as well as E-copies of….

  • The Kōanga Garden Planner Master Chart

  • The Kōanga Gardens Seed Catalogue

  • The Kōanga Gardens Seed Saving Booklet

  • The Full Kōanga Garden Planning Package, featuring 2 Booklets and all the Garden Planning work sheets. 

These invaluable online booklets, catalogs and master charts will enable you to step forward into a regenerative process of 

co-evolution, which nurtures the soil and produces high quality food in a beneficial way for all life on earth.



  • Self-paced online workshop with video lessons and complementary reading
  • Books, booklets and many other assets, all in digital formats
  • Kōanga Student Facebook page for support and questions
  • Taught by Kay Baxter (Kōanga Founder)


Time required:

  • Students typically require about 20 hours in order to complete this workshop at a reasonable pace
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Who is this course for?

  • This course is for people who require help planning their gardens, as well as those who have plentiful summer gardens but sparse production in the colder months and want a full garden all year
  • This course is fantastic particularly for those people who wish to grow all of their own veggies, all year around.  This course is for every level of home gardener. It makes garden planning simple and easy to navigate your way through the seasons whilst managing a full and productive garden.  This course is also great for small scale commercial food production
  • This course is good for learning how to manage time, it will teach you how to grow food with minimal time and maximum garden output in a regenerative way.  This course is great for both urban and country gardeners
  • This course is ideally suited to people who have 40 square meters of garden space or more
  • New gardeners. You need no prerequisite knowledge
  • Parents who are homeschooling their children and want a resource for teaching them to reconnect with their environment
  • Parents looking for wholesome family activities for the school holidays!
  • Schools and educational projects looking for more resources to support their curriculum


Here’s the lesson plan


Episode 1 – Introduction

  • Get a basic understanding of how a garden planning system is beneficial to us as individuals, to our communities and to the planet as a whole.
  • Understand Kay’s main goal with this garden planning process: grow all of her vegetables, grains and seeds, in a super efficient way whilst growing nutrient dense food, soil and ecological health.
  • Learn about how we can create a new food culture, a new relationship with our bodies and the earth through this garden planning process.
  • Understand why it is important to discover what actually grows well where we live, and how much work we are prepared to do in order to eat nutrient dense vegetables.
  • Be inspired and motivated to give it a go!


Episode 2 – Introducing the Master Chart

  • Be introduced to all the features and learn how to navigate through exceptional level of information that the Master Chart holds.


Step 1 & 2

  • Be able to decide how big you want your garden to be based on the information in the step by step booklet, and mark that on your Crop Rotation Planner.


Step 3

  • Choose the crops you wish to plant in each of the garden areas (Heavy FeedersRoots and Legumes, and Carbon Crops). Use the Master Chart to do so and fill in the Crop Choices Sheet. 


Step 4

  • Learn how to take the information from the Summer Garden Section of the Crop Choices Sheet and place it on the Crop Rotation Planner.


Step 5

  • Choose the Winter crops from the Master Chart and place your choices on the Crop Choices Sheet. Remember that the arrows in that sheet point towards the crop that comes before them.


Step 6

  • Place that information onto the Crop Rotation Planner understanding that some crops may not be good choices, because they will need to fit next to each other. If they don’t you may have to make some new choices.


Step 7

  • Learn how to fill in your detailed Garden Action Plan using the Seed Saving Booklet or the Seed Saving Wall Chart, the Seed Catalogue and the Garden Planner Master Chart.


Step 8 & 9

  • Learn how to fill in your Garden Map in detail for your Summer Garden, showing just where every plant will be planted.
  • Learn how to fill in your Winter Garden Map, showing just where every plant will be planted in your garden.
  • Celebrate this important step towards self reliance and regeneration.
  • Final words from Kay


You’re also invited to join our community

All online students are welcome to join our exclusive regenerative gardening facebook group. It’s a place to share questions, enthusiasm, (mistakes!), and successes with like-minded students. We’ll be standing by!

And if you don’t like it

We’ll give you a 100% refund. No questions asked.

Enrol above for $79.99

To your family’s health,




CLIMATE: The workshops are based around giving people an understanding of the principals of science and the laws of nature which can be applied in varying ways to any climate. In our videos we are specifically showing people how to apply these rules in a temperate and mediterranean climate.