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Composting for So Fla Gardens

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the benefits of composting as an efficient method in recycling yard debris and reducing landfill waste.

Learn how to use compost in the garden, the different techniques of composting, and the advantages and disadvantages of each method. Get valuable information on how to construct a compost bin and how to form a compost pile, including what items can be or should not be placed in compost. Composting is an important part of the Nine Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping, and composting is a great way to incorporate cut plant material from your garden.

This class will be held in the Exhibit Hall and led by Master Gardener, Phil Bilger.

Saturday, September 24
10 am to 12 pm
$25 for members; $35 for future members (includes full Garden admission)
Registration is required; class size is limited to 45 adults.

About the Instructor

Phil Bilger has been an avid gardener since his youth and throughout his adulthood. In 2005, he and his wife, Sharon moved to Jupiter Farms in northern Palm Beach County. Their dream was, in part, to have an extensive vegetable garden. Gardening rapidly became a major activity in their lives. Phil continued his interest by becoming a Master Gardener of Palm Beach County in 2015. He is currently working on Monday afternoons as a volunteer at the Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Hotline, helping local residents with their gardening needs. He is currently providing presentations as a Master Gardener on topics surrounding vegetable gardening.


September 24
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mounts Botanical Garden
531 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415 United States
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