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Composting: Start Your Microbes Class

Composting: Start Your Microbes
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

As we all continue to work together to limit the spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the remaining spring classes and upcoming fall semester of Continuing Education classes slated to go on sale June 10.

Classes will resume in winter 2021.

Saturday, September 19, 2020
9:00 am–12:00 pm

Fee: $49

Yard-waste compost is probably the best soil amendment for your garden, and it is available in your own backyard with minimal investment of time and money. Composting is a natural process where waste organic matter (such as fall leaves) is recycled and decomposed by microorganisms into a dark-brown, nutrient-rich material. Mark Highland describes how to get started and keep a backyard compost system successfully producing “black gold” for your garden beds.

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Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog