Composting for Home Gardeners

A Master Gardener digging soil samples in February.

A Master Gardener digging soil samples in February.

Presented by VCE Master Gardeners of Arlington and Alexandria

Tuesday, July 22,
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Fairlington Community Center
3308 South Stafford St., Arlington

Basic instructions and information on:

  • how to start composting at home,
  • what to put in a compost pile,
  • how to maintain it so the materials break down properly
  • how to make good use of finished compost

The program is free, but advance registration is requested. To register, call 703-228-6414 or e-mail mgarlalex@gmail.com.

A flower bed in the making. Soil is a 'bank' for nutrients that are taken up by plants, and these nutrients must be replenished for continued plant growth.

A flower bed in the making. Soil is a ‘bank’ for nutrients that are taken up by plants, and these nutrients must be replenished for continued plant growth.