Join the Alaska Botanical Garden and Ellen Vande Visse of Good Earth Garden School for a fun workshop on composting and vermicomposting. Ellen Vande Visse (aka the "Compost Queen") has been has been training folks how to farm and garden using organic methods since 1987 and is the author of Ask Mother Nature: A Consious Gardener's Guide.
During this workshop, you will refine your skills on how to operate the Earth Machine composter, effectively combine browns & greens, manage indoor worm bins, avoid flies and stink, and produce a top-quality product. This workshop is appropriate for beginners and experience composters alike.
This workshop will take place indoors and outdoors and participants may be walking to various locations within ABG, so please dress appropriately.
Please call ABG a 907-770-3692 if you have any questions.
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.