Workshop: "Composting 101" with ABG's Will Criner
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (AKDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Compost is the best stuff on earth (next to water of course)! It builds soil structure, fertility and tilth and helps grow healthy, nutrient rich soil. Join ABG's Will Criner for a hands-on workshop all about compost. You will learn about various ways to compost (hot, vermicomposting, etc.) and have the knowledge to go home and start or improve your compost system. Each participant will also take home compost tea to use in their garden. This workshop will take place outside, so please dress accordingly for the weather. You will also be through the Garden walking to various composting areas.
When & Where
Alaska Botanical Garden
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a public garden dedicated enhancing the beauty and value of plant material through education, preservation, recreation, and research
The Garden is located in Anchorage, Alaska, just South of Tudor Road at 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, adjacent to Far North Bicentennial Park. Bordering the Garden to the East is the north fork of Campbell Creek. Chugach State Park is nearby.
About the Garden
The Garden is comprised of 110 acres of Boreal Forest, with nature trails connecting the Gardens and points of interest.
With over 1,100 species of hardy perennials, and 150 native plant species, the Alaska Botanical Garden is a great place to experience the abundance of the summer sub-arctic growing season and to learn about flora native to Southcentral Alaska.
From May through September you will find flowering plants and shrubs in two perennial gardens, a formal herb garden, an alpine rock garden, and a wildflower walk. A new "East" Garden hosts a Gold Medal Peony collection.