How to Make Your Own Black Gold

How to Make Your Own Black Gold
Presented by:
Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Start Date:
September 19, 2019 10:00 AM
End Date:
September 19, 2019 12:00 PM
Venue:
Moore Farms Botanical Garden
100 New Zion Road
Lake City, SC
Price:
$20
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Add to Calendar Sep 19, 2019 Sep 19, 2019 How to Make Your Own Black Gold Anyone who’s spent at least a little bit of time in a garden knows earthworms are great. And their poop is great, too! That’s why many gardeners who want to avoid using chemical fertilizers... Moore Farms Botanical Garden
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Anyone who’s spent at least a little bit of time in a garden knows earthworms are great. And their poop is great, too! That’s why many gardeners who want to avoid using chemical fertilizers turn to vermi-compositing, the practice of cultivating worms for compost. Worm poop, or castings, is produced as worms eat their way through material. This natural fertilizer provides readily available nutrients that you can use to amend your beds for extra plant food. MFBG Horticulturist Laura Del Vecchio will teach the class why vermi-composting is awesome and how to do it (it’s easy and odor free!) Attendees will make their own 3-gallon vermi-compost bin to take home. All materials will be provided.

Join us on Thursday, September 19 from 10AM-Noon. The cost is $20 per person.

Call 843-210-7582 or email lcollins@moorefarmsbg.org to reserve your spot if not paying by credit card. To pay by check, state “Black Gold” in the memo line and mail to:

Leigh Collins

c/o Moore Farms Botanical Garden

100 New Zion Road

Lake City, SC 29560

Instructor: MFBG Horticulturist Laura Del Vecchio

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