Tumbler-style Compost & Rain Barrel Workshop Classes (March-August 2017)

 

Tumbler-style Compost Workshops Schedule:  March – August 2017

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.

Ages Dates Day Time Place Fee
18 & up March 23rd Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $90
18 & up April 20th Thursday 10:00 am – Noon Coopers Cove Community Center $90
18 & up May 18th Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $90
18 & up June 22nd Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $90
18 & up July 20th Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $90
18 & up Aug. 17th Thursday 10:00 am- Noon Coopers Cove Community Center $90

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Rain Barrel Workshops Schedule:  March – August 2017

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.

Ages Dates Day Time Place Fee
18 & up March 9th Thursday 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Essig Center $50
18 & up April 6th Thursday 10:00 am – Noon Coopers Cove Community Center $50
18 & up May 4th

 

Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $50
18 & up June 8th Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $50
18 & up July 6th Thursday 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Essig Center $50
18 & up Aug. 3rd Thursday 10:00 am- Noon Coopers Cove Community Center $50

 

 

Registration Deadlines:  Register on line through Franklin County Parks & Recreation at www.PlayFranklinCounty.com one week prior to one of the workshops of your choice listed above.  Instructor:  Kathy Smith, (540) 483-5341 ext. 117