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Compost Workshop

With Peter Schmidt, Eileen Boyle, David Korbonits and Peter Shotzberger Turn yard waste into a valuable asset! Initiating your own composting program can save time and money, resulting in more productive, chemical-free landscapes and reduced disposal costs. Discover a simple, easy way to use compost as a nutrient management tool and reduce, or eliminate, fertilizer and pesticide inputs. Learn composting techniques and visit Mt. Cuba Center's composting operation with our staff. Peter Schmidt, arborist and co-founder of Compostwerks, transitioned his chemically-based soil practices to 100% organic. He shows how to make actively aerated compost tea, demonstrates application techniques, and discusses the applicable soil biology behind organic soils management. See the equipment used in composting, compost tea production, and application. This intensive one-day workshop is geared towards green professionals including arborists, landscape contractors, growers, ground maintenance professionals, and all interested in organic land management. Bring your lunch and be prepared to walk outdoors.

Date & Time

August 20, 2015

8:30AM - 5:00PM

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