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FREE Fall Backyard Compost Workshop

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:00 PM

Backyard composting is an effective way to reduce household carbon footprints and provide quality compost for use in gardens. Come learn how to start and maintain a highly efficient backyard compost system by learning what to feed your compost pile, appropriate bins and methods for our geographics, tips and troubleshooting, and much more. This is a free class taught by Melanie Nehls Burow, a Master Composter in Colorado. FINISHED COMPOST CAN: • Reduce the need for chemical fertilizers and pesticides • Suppress plant diseases and pests • Promote higher crop yield • Improve water retention in soil & reduce erosion • Improve soil structure We will also have Soilsaver Compost bins for sale at cost for $55. Personal check or exact cash only. Soilsaver Classic compost bin provides an easy way to convert common yard and food waste into compost. This is a large capacity compost bin which will work great for a household of up to five people. In addition, the locking lid helps to keep pests out of the composter. The quarter-inch thick structural foam, black recycled plastic is built to last and hold the heat inside. The lid is designed to collect rain water to keep the compost moist.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-fall-backyard-compost-workshop-tickets-49994139818?aff=aff0eventful

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775 West Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO 80026

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