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A Master Composter turns a compost bin during a workshop.

El Cajon Composting Workshop
Saturday, May 15th, 2010
10am – 12noon
Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College
12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon 92019

We will cover backyard composting and composting with worms during this 2 hour workshop. A limited number of subsidized bins will also be available at the conclusion of the workshop.

Please pre-register by visiting http://www.solanacenter.org/1workshops.html or calling (760) 436-7986 x 222.

To view a list of additional free composting workshops, please click on the “Free Composting Workshops” tab located on the top right side of the page.


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The Solana Center cares for a number of Compost Demonstration Sites throughout San Diego County. These sites are maintained by Master Composters and feature many different types of bins.

The Solana Center Compost Demonstration Site

The Solana Center Compost Demonstration Site


Solana Center for Environmental Innovation: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 – 4 p.m.

San Diego Botanic Garden

San Diego

San Diego Zoo

East County

Summers Past Farms

Water Conservation Garden

Crestridge Ecological Reserve

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MPj04372760000[1]Concerned about how to garden in these water-challenging times? Call The Water Smart Pipeline!

866-962-7021 ext. 17
8:00 – 12 p.m. Tuesday mornings and 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoons

Nan Sterman, instructor of “ByeBye Grass” class, author of California Gardener’s Guide Vol. 2, and host of the gardening television program “A Growing Passion” will answer your questions about water smart landscaping.

Provided by the Water Conservation Garden until the end of 2009.

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home_treeMay 3rd – May 9th

From Sunday May 3 to Saturday May 9, 2009 across the United States and Canada, composting advocates will be encouraging everyone to Compost! The Solana Center will be celebrating Compost Awareness Week by holding a free composting workshop on Saturday, May 9th.

Water Conservation Garden
121222 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon
10 – 12 noon

Click here to pre-register now!

workshop sponsored by the County of San Diego

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biostack41Speak with a Master Composter and have all of your composting questions answered! Master Composters will be offering free composting consultations and demonstrations in the Compost Demonstration Area at the Water Conservation Garden this Saturday, March 14th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Water Smart Plant Fair. A limited number of compost bins will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. For information about compost bins please click here.

Saturday, March 14th
10 – 2 p.m.

Water Conservation Garden
12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West
El Cajon, CA 92019

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compostbinopenWant to learn how to make compost from your green recyclables? Have any questions about nutrient rich soils? Then come to Cuyamaca’s Water Conservation Garden this weekend, where you can take part in our free composting workshop. Have fun learning the ins and outs of sustainable gardening with us!

Saturday, November 8th

10 – 12pm

Water Conservation Garden, Cuyamaca College

12122 Cuyamaca College Dr W

El Cajon

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Smith & Hawken Biostack

Smith & Hawken Biostack

This Saturday, October 25, the Solana Center is having a truckload compost bin sale from

Wriggly Wranch Worm Bin

Wriggly Wranch Worm Bin

9 am to 3 pm at the Water Conservation Garden located at 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr West, El Cajon, CA 92019.  So come one come all and get that compost bin you’ve always wanted!

Items for sale include the Smith & Hawken Biostack, the Wriggly Wranch Worm Bin, and various books and other printed materials.

Subsidized bins are available for residents of Unincorporated County.

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