A Convenient Truth: Composting in Home and Community Gardens
Composting is getting on the right side of nature to provide fertility, tilth, hydration, and microbiology to your soil and to sequester carbon using simple and routine processes. This motivating workshop covers benefits and reasons to compost, a basic technical description of the composting process and composting material, and the challenges and choices that gardeners face. We'll look at how to make compost including input materials, where to compost, hot vs. cold composting, trouble-shooting, and using the final composted product. The objectives of the class are to enhance gardeners' knowledge of the composting process, encourage home and community gardener composting, and help in understanding challenges and benefits of this natural and sustainable soil improvement method.