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LASAN - 2019 Free Composting/Urban Gardening Workshops at South LA Wetlands

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South LA Wetlands Environmental Education Center

5413 South Avalon Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90011

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LA Sanitation & Environment is teaching home composting and urban gardening! Learn how to turn kitchen scraps and yard trimmings into a nutrient-rich soil amendment. You'll also learn about urban gardening topics including container gardens, California native plants, proper irrigation, winter gardens, etc. Workshops feature the east valley's infamous horticulturist, Steve List.

Compost bins, TOP GRO, and mulch are available, while supplies last. City of Los Angeles residents can purchase compost bins at a discounted rate of $20 (checks only, proof of City of LA residency required). All sales are final. Free mulch is available in bulk as well; just bring your own container and shovel.

Parking is complimentary. Please note that events are rain or shine but may be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or winds; feel free to call in advance. Learn more at www.lacitysan.org/compostworkshops or call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489 if you have any questions.


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South LA Wetlands Environmental Education Center

5413 South Avalon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90011

Workshops are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 9am sharp.

www.lacitysan.org/compostworkshops



Special thanks to our partner, Steve List, Horticulturist

Steve List teaches agriculture at Sylmar High School. He and hundreds of students have helped launch a green revolution of flowers, fruits and vegetables across the northeast San Fernando Valley. From their labor, Steve and his 200 students now donate thousands of organic plants each year to local schools, nonprofits, community groups, and low income residents.

His students have designed, built and given away 100 four-foot raised bed gardens for families without fresh fruits and veggies. They have helped MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity), the Valley's largest social service organization, distribute another 100. They also lead best-practices workshops on planting, harvesting and nutrition for working families.

To date, Steve and his Sylmar High horticulturists have found homes for an estimated 100,000 trees, plants and seedlings, and has ensured that many families benefit from freshly picked produce.


As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.


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