Tumbler-style Compost & Rain Barrel Workshop Classes (April 2019)

Tumbler-style Compost Workshops Schedule:  April 25, 2019

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 April 25th Thursday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Essig Center $90

BRSWCD Rain Barrel 1

Rain Barrel Workshops Schedule:  April 4, 2019

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 April 4th Thursday 5:30-7:00 pm Essig 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