Workshop Description

Using compost, worms, bokashi or chooks to turn kitchen and garden waste into black gold for your garden.

Kitchen and garden waste are a large portion of what many households throw into the home garbage bins. This workshop will teach you how to take these  simple and free raw materials and turn them in to beautiful “black gold” to feed the garden and help the environment.

Topics Covered

  • What is compost and how it is made
  • The environmental benefits of composting
  • The role of the Carbon : Nitrogen ratio
  • The basic compost recipe
  • Hot vs. Cold Composting
  • Worm Farming
  • Bokashi
  • Backyard Chooks
  • Common problems and remedies
  • Applying compost for maximum return — compost, worm farms, compost teas and worm teas

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