Residential Landscape

Residential Landscape

Do you love gardening?  Do you need to create your own compost from your yard waste?   Well, you are in luck since Santa Clara county offers FREE home composting workshop

Below is the workshop schedule for ‘Compost Basics’ and ‘Worm Composting Basics’ workshops. Each class lasts about 2 hours and there is no charge to attend. The Earth Machine™ compost bin and worm bin and composting accessories will be available for sale at all workshops except San Jose which will sell the Soil Saver™ compost bin to San Jose residents. Classes with less than 15 registered will be cancelled.  Adults only please.  Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the county.
Classes sponsored by the Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County and your city.
Saturday, June 7, 10:00 – Noon
Palo Alto – Common Ground 559 College Ave
Saturday, June 14, 10:00 – Noon
Sunnyvale – Las Palmas Park, 850 Russet Drive
Saturday, June 21, 10:00 – Noon
Worm Composting Workshop
Learn the step-by-step fundamentals of composting using red wiggler worms.  Create a worm habitat with a worm bin, troubleshoot your worm bin and use your valuable worm castings.
San Jose – Emma Prusch Farm Park, Meeting Hall – 647 S. King Road
Wednesday, June 25, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
San Jose – Guadalupe River Park Conservancy
Visitor and Education Center
438 Coleman Avenue
If you have attended any of these classes and can share your experience please leave us a comment.