If you saw the animated film, WALL-E, and felt moved to do something to try and forestall the fate of the planet, you can get started right here in Sheepshead Bay.
The New York City Parks Department is having a class in Marine Park this coming Sunday where you can learn how to start composting. Start saving those scraps and head on out to the Salt Marsh Nature Center.
Check out the Virginia Cooperative Extension’ article, Compost: What Is It and What’s It To You and the Environmental Protection Agency’s website to learn more about the differences between soil and compost, as well as how it can be used.
Composting 101 at the Salt Marsh
Sunday, January 25, 2009
Come to the Salt Marsh Nature Center and learn the basics of composting. The benefits will blow you away. Your garden or
potted plants will never need store-bought fertilizer again!
Location: Marine Park: Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park
(East 33rd Street and Avenue U)