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Composting workshop scheduled

Posted 2/11/2015

Hands-on composting workshop.

Hands-on composting workshop.
Photo courtesy of Elaine Fagin.

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Saturday, March 14, for a one-day workshop on Gardening in Small Places: composting. The class runs from 8 a.m. to Noon and explains how to create a balanced compost even if you do not have a large garden spot. The workshop, taught by Dr. Angela O’Callaghan, is designed to provide the gardener with knowledge on vermicomposting and more. Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Class space is limited to 25 and pre-registration is required. There is a $25 fee per class which covers class materials.

To register for this class, held at the Lifelong Learning Center (8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev.), email or call Elaine Fagin at 702-257-5573. Register online through

Upcoming Gardening in Small Places workshop dates are April 4, irrigation, May 9, what’s bugging your garden and June 13, organic gardening.

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