Learn how to turn kitchen scraps into valuable compost. Compost can be used in your garden to help retain moisture, supress plant disease and pests, encourage the production of benefical bacterial and fungi. It saves you money and protects the environment by reducing the need for commercial fertilizer. Backyard composting reduces methane emissions from landfills and lowers your carbon footprint.
Join West U resident, Steve Stelzer, who has successfully composted in his backyard for 15 years and has facilitated a STAR Master Composter Training course for the City of Houston the past three years. This three-hour course is for people who want to learn how to compost in their backyard and for people who have tried it, experienced some difficulty and have questions. Steve will present slides, samples and resources to give you the confidence to compost successfully, as well as debunk composting myths.
This event is free for West U Residents and $10 for non-residents.
For more information, visit westutx.gov.