If you would like to harvest rain water for your garden and landscaping needs then this is an opportunity for you to construct your very own rain barrel. This old idea is making a big splash! Please have the proper transportation to take the barrel(s) home as they are approximately 53 gallons measuring 42 inches in height and 24 inches in diameter.
|18 & up||August 4||Thursday||5:30 pm-7:30 pm||Essig Center||$50|
|18 & up||Sept. 1||Thursday||5:30 pm-7:30 pm||Essig Center||$50|
|18 & up||Oct. 6||Thursday||5:30 pm-7:30 pm||Essig Center||$50|
|18 & up||Nov. 3||Thursday||10:00 am- Noon||Coopers Cove Community Center||$50|
Tumbler-style Compost Workshops Schedule: August – November 2016
How does your garden grow? Learn how to develop compost that can be used as a soil amendment or as amendment to grow plants by constructing your own tumbler-style composter. Please bring your own power drill, drill bits (1/4”, ½” and a small drill bit to prepare hole for wood screw) and a Phillips head drill bit for wood screws. Remember to have adequate transportation to haul your finished project home that will be 3.5’deep x 31”wide x 4.6’ height.
|18 & up||August 18||Thursday||5:30 pm-7:30 pm||Essig Center||$90|
|18 & up||Sept. 15||Thursday||5:30 pm-7:30 pm||Essig Center||$90|
|18 & up||Oct. 20||Thursday||5:30 pm-7:30 pm||Essig Center||$90|
|18 & up||Nov. 17||Thursday||10:00 am- Noon||Coopers Cove Community Center||$90|
Registration Deadlines: Register on line through Franklin County Parks & Recreation at www.PlayFranklinCounty.com one week prior to one of the worskhops of your choice listed above.
Instructor: Kathy Smith, (540) 483-5341 ext. 117