The Zero Waste Garden

Nothing is wasted when you learn how to recycle your yard debris and kitchen scraps.

Classes are recommended for ages 6 to adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Classes are FREE.

Please register online, or call (253) 798-2179.
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Composting: The Breakdown
Are you looking for new ideas to turn your food or garden waste into something useful? Get an overview of compost basics and learn about different methods, including Hügelkultur, Bokashi, trench, tumblers, and Interbay mulch.
Vermicomposting
Do you want the whole family to learn how to care for worms? This class is for all ages to learn basics for setting up, caring for, and troubleshooting worm bin composting. Set up a bin in class and take it home.

*Optional: order worms or a kit for the class. Must prepay at least seven days before class.

  • $20 for worms (bring your own bin)
  • $30 for worms and a bin 
Saturday, May 11 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Graham Pierce County Library, 9202 224th St E, Graham
Better Backyard Composting
We’ll dig into active and passive compost techniques, how to build healthy soil and demonstrate how to balance carbon and nitrogen to really fire up your compost pile. The bulk of this class will be outdoors in the compost demonstration area.

Thursday, May 16 | 6–8 p.m.
WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room)
Cancellations
We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop for any reason. You will be notified six days before your scheduled session.
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