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Leave the Leaves! and Other Beneficial Composting Practices

October 7 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am EDT

Free

Fall is the perfect time to practice good composting and mulching practices for your trees and plant beds and to start a compost system to create black gold for your spring garden. Instead of raking leaves to the curb, allow fallen leaves to feed your trees, enrich the soil and provide overwinter protection for roots and habitat for insects. Extension Master Gardener Nina DeRosa discusses where to compost, what to compost and what not to compost, and how to manage your compost system. 

Leave the Leaves! and Other Beneficial Composting Practices

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Note new registration deadline! Registration closes the day before the event begins at 8 p.m.
If you can’t join us for a live online presentation, video recordings of the sessions are posted to the Master Gardener Virtual Classroom.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Arlington County Cooperative Extension five days prior to the event at 703-228-6400 or *TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours (8:00 am–5:00 pm) to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.

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