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Backyard Composting

This program is intended for Adults.

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.

Registration is required. Click HERE to register.

CONTACT Adult Services
303-335-4820
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