We know that backyard composting is an effective way to reduce household carbon footprints and provide quality compost for use in gardens, but it helps a whole lot to learn techniques and tips for efficient composting. Fall yard cleanup time is ideal for learning 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 geographic region, tips and troubleshooting and much more.
These Boulder County workshops are taught by Melanie Nehls Burow a Master Composter in Colorado. The workshops are FREE, but her advice is priceless.
Here’s the schedule, and registration is required:
Saturday, October 12 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) at the Lafayette Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room (775 W. Baseline Rd, Lafayette)
Monday, October 14 (6 to 8 p.m.) at Boulder County Parks & Open Space office, Prairie Room (5201 Saint Vrain Rd., Longmont)
Monday, October 21 (6 to 8 p.m.) at the Boulder County Recycling Center, Education Room (1901 63rd St., Boulder)
Monday, October 28 (6 to 8 p.m.) at the Erie Community Center, Mitchell Room (450 Powers St., Erie)
Saturday, November 2 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) at the Louisville Public Library, First Floor Meeting Room (951 Spruce St., Louisville)