Monday, June 4, 2012

Composting Workshop

Simi At The Garden
and the
Simi Valley 

Weston A. Price Foundation 

Composting Workshop

When:  Saturday, June 9th
 Time:  4pm to 6pm
Where:  Simi At The Garden
1636 Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley, CA

Cost: $10
  (Payable on event day)

Space is limited. Please RSVP with:
or on Facebook Event page:
Simi At The Garden

Learn how to turn your kitchen 
and garden waste into black gold!
Join us for a 2-hour hands-on workshop 

and learn to create nutrient-rich compost for your garden.

Some of the topics to be covered:

What is composting, and how does it work?
So many ways to compost-which is best for you?

Selecting a location.
The perfect compost recipe.
What's the Carbon to Nitrogen ratio all about?

Let's build a compost pile.
Moisture and oxygen.
How long does it take?
Compost bin. Buy or build?

Food composting ... how to?
Sheet composting.
GrassCycling ... What is that?

How do you know it's finished?
Now what do I do with it?
Why use compost at all?

Troubleshooting .... what went wrong?

Bring your questions and curiosity, and we'll turn them into food for your garden!

*Compost image provided by the University of Washington

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