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September 2019

Home Composting Workshop

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UC Master Gardener Gardening Education Center, 2495 S. Delaware Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403 United States
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Learn how easy and fun it is to recycle your fruit and vegetable scraps, leaves, and plant trimmings into compost in this free workshop! These workshops teach many composting options, including 3-bin, vermiculture and grasscycling, suitable for those with or without a backyard. Compost provides valuable nutrients for your garden soil, helps retain moisture, which saves water, prevents erosion, loosens clay and compacted soils for better drainage, and suppresses weeds. All registered participants will receive a $25 coupon on composting supplies and…

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October 2019

Step by Step Composting

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Rd
Burlingame, CA 94010 United States
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Registration Closes Fri Oct 18, 12:00 pm Learn how to make your very own compost step by step! The backbone of every healthy garden, compost improves all soil types and can be a difference between success and failure with many plants! In this class, we will teach you how to make compost either in your backyard or in an apartment. Come learn what you can do to improve your garden and prevent organic waste from ending up in the landfill!…

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Home Composting Workshop

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Los Prados Community Garden, 3181 Casa De Campo
San Mateo, CA 94403 United States
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Learn how easy and fun it is to recycle your fruit and vegetable scraps, leaves, and plant cuttings into compost in this no-cost workshop! This workshop teaches composting options suitable for those with or without a backyard. Apartment dwellers welcome! Compost provides valuable nutrients for your garden soil, helps retain moisture, which saves water, prevents erosion, loosens clay and compacted soils for better drainage, and suppresses weeds. It is rewarding to know you are turning what some consider waste into…

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November 2019

Home Composting Workshop

November 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Mateo Adult School – Garden, 789 E Poplar Ave
San Mateo, CA 94401 United States
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Learn how to turn your food scraps, leaves, and plant cuttings into nutrient-rich compost that helps your garden retain moisture, suppress weeds, and prevent soil erosion, while cutting greenhouse gas emissions. It is rewarding to know you are turning what some consider organic waste into a nutrient rich organic material for your garden. There will be a demonstration bin complete with live worms! Admission is free, but space is limited! Priority will be given to those who live, work, and go to…

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