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2020 Composting and Worm Composting Workshops

Events held on Saturday unless noted.

Open Garden

CANCELED - June 20, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

Learn how to turn yard waste such as leaves and clippings and discarded vegetables and fruit from the kitchen into “garden gold” aka compost.

Harvest Day!

August 1, 8 AM till 2 PM
Harvest Day - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

Learn how to turn yard waste such as leaves and clippings and discarded vegetables and fruit from the kitchen into “garden gold” aka compost.

Open Garden

September 12, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

Learn how to turn yard waste such as leaves and clippings and discarded vegetables and fruit from the kitchen into “garden gold” aka compost.

Open Garden

Wednesday, October 14, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

Learn how to turn yard waste such as leaves and clippings and discarded vegetables and fruit from the kitchen into “garden gold” aka compost.


(2020 completed events)

CANCELED - May 9, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!

Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

CANCELED - Sunday, April 19, 9:30 AM till 12:30 PM
Composting Display - Earth Day St. John's Lutheran Church
1701 L Street, Sacramento, 95811

CANCELED - WednesdayApril 15, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

CANCELED - March 28, 10a till Noon
SPECIAL EVENT! Backyard Composting
4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, 95827

CANCELED - March 14, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

February 22, 10a till Noon
SPECIAL EVENT! Worm Composting
4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, 95827

February 8, 9 AM till Noon
Open Garden - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

January 18, 9 AM till Noon
Pruning Workshop - Free!
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, 95628

Saturday, January 11, 10:30 AM till 1:30 PM
Worm Composting - Free!
Folsom Public Library, 411 Stafford Street, Folsom, 95630

 

2019 Composting and Worm Composting Workshops

Worm Composting for Kids
Worm Composting for Kids


The Composting Team was very busy in 2019 helping our community learn more about composting and worm composting.  Demonstrations were held at the Fair Oaks Horticulture center during Workshops, Open Gardens and Harvest Day as well as at local neighborhood libraries.

Neighborhood classes included:

Worm composting (vermiculture)
Learn the fun and benefits of composting with worms.  The class includes these topics:

  • value of worm compost
  • setting up a worm bin
  • what to feed your worms
  • harvesting techniques

Basics of Composting
Turn yard waste into "gardener's gold."  This class on the basics of composting will include setting up a compost bin, types of compost bins, and tips for success.

Gardener's Gold!
Gardener's Gold!

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