Composting for Community Gardeners!

Organizer

King Conservation District

Website: https://kingcd.org
Venue

CitySoil Farm

1300 SW Grady Way

Renton, WA, US, 98057

Do you garden in a P-Patch, school, or Community Garden? Are you interested in setting up and maintaining a composting system?

Join King Conservation District and King County Wastewater at City Soil Farm in Renton to learn all about different composting methods. We will tour City Soil Farm and see a variety of compost and soil management in action and get a hands-on lesson in do-it-yourself soil health.

Attendees will take home a bag of biosolid compost made from the wastewater treatment process. We will discuss compost troubleshooting and special considerations for composting in a shared garden space.

Topics:

  • Common composting methods: multi-bin systems, worms, rotators
  • Composting challenges
  • Knowing when to add compost and organic matter
  • Organic fertilizers
  • Other soil health techniques to improve your garden
  • Soil health resources
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