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The Solana Center for Environmental Innovation is offering free composting workshops around San Diego County in February 2012.

Composting is an important component of environmentally sustainable communities because it diverts valuable organic matter from landfills and reduces the amount of waste that must be transported from neighborhoods to waste disposal and processing facilities. For residents, composting is also an excellent way to enrich soil in gardens, yards, and planters. Amending soil with compost can conserve water, reduce the need for fertilizer, and increase plant vigor and pest resistance.

Saturday, February 4, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Water Conservation Garden: 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon

Saturday, February 25, 8:00 am-10:00 am, San Diego Zoo (Otto Center): 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego

Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Crestridge Ecological Reserve: 1171 Horsemill Road, El Cajon (Crest)

These workshops are sponsored by the County of San Diego and the City of San Diego.

To register or for more information click here!

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Manure is a valuable resource – don’t trash it, compost it!

During this free workshop learn about:

  • Manure management and composting basics
  • The benefits of composting
  • Applying compost to gardens and landscapes
  • Land use regulations
  • Protecting local water sources

Wednesday, February 3rd

7:00-9:00 pm

Ramona Community Center

434 Aqua Lane, Ramona

Pre registration required. Please register online at www.solanacenter.org or by phone 760-436-7986×222

This workshop is funded by the County of San Diego Watershed Department.

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horseManure is a valuable resource – don’t trash it, compost it!

During this free workshop learn about:

  • Manure management and composting basics
  • The benefits of composting
  • Applying compost to gardens and landscapes
  • Land use regulations
  • Protecting local water sources

Saturday, November 7th

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Lakeside Polo Club

10631 Ashwood Street, Lakeside

Pre registration required. Please register online at www.solanacenter.org or by phone 760-436-7986×222

This workshop is funded by the County of San Diego Watershed Department.

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