Composting at Home
How to Compost at Home
Saturday, June 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Facilitator: Dr. Nicole Tautges, PhD
Suggested Donation: $20
Turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into nutritious fertilizer for your garden and yard! Armed with a little knowledge, you will be all set to decrease your garbage volume, generate your own fertilizer and soil health-building amendment, and even contribute to lower greenhouse gas emissions by keeping organic wastes out of the landfill! Home composting is a win-win-win for your garden and environmental impact.
In this workshop, we will cover:
- The microbiology of composting
- How to balance your inputs to get good-quality compost
- Equipment and methods of composting
- How to use your compost
Presenter bio: Dr. Nicole Tautges, PhD is an agroecologist and native of Wisconsin passionate about helping humans do their part to maintain wildlife biodiversity and especially the native bees, birds, butterflies, and bats of Wisconsin. She has over a decade of experience in seeding and growing native plants and flowers, as well as vegetables and grain crops.