Learn How to Compost with Susan Englebry

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Borderlands Restoration in Events

 

"It distils such exquisite winds out of such infused fetter, It renews with such unwitting looks, its prodigal, annual, sumptuous crops, It gives such divine materials to men, and accepts such leavings from them at last." -Walt Whitman, This Compost.

“It distils such exquisite winds out of such infused fetter, It renews with such unwitting looks, its prodigal, annual, sumptuous crops, It gives such divine materials to men, and accepts such leavings from them at last.” -Walt Whitman, This Compost.

Click the link to see photos & info from the workshop: A step-by-step photo essay on how to compost in the arid Southwest. 

In early November, as the golden sun sunk in the sky and the nearly full moon encroached on the opposite horizon, Susan Englebry shared her compost wisdom with a group of a dozen compost enthusiasts. Susan has 40 years of composting experience, and 16 years of perfecting her technique in Patagonia. Click the link above to find out more about:

* Securing a home composting system that is varmint and odor proof – no flies or Javelina!

*How to deal with kitchen waste inside the house.

*Find out which materials are compostable .

*Techniques to deal with diseases, garden pests, and invasive plants through the composting process.

*Composting is a vital step to conserving nutrients, moisture and sequestering carbon in our soils.

 

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