The Wonderful World of Worms
May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pmFree
Kick your composting game up a notch with worm bins. No backyard required!
Saturday, May 4
10:00-11:30 a.m. in Room 12
Advanced Registration Required; class size is limited.
Use this link to register online, give us a call during business hours at (916) 452-3005 x 208, or sign up in person at the Sierra 2 Center office.
This class is free- we just ask that you register and in advance.
Join the Master Gardeners Compost Team for an informative workshop that covers everything you’ve ever wanted to know about worm composting. Worm bins can be set up indoors or outdoors and therefore are great for small spaces like tiny houses and apartments. What’s more, the process produces a very rich fertilizer, also known as vermicompost or worm castings, for your home garden! In class, you’ll learn:
- how to make a worm bin
- the best types of bedding
- how to care for worms
- the do’s and dont’s of worm composting (what to feed them, what to avoid)
- the values and benefits of worm compost.
After the presentation, there will be time for questions.
About the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County:
Master Gardeners are a volunteer group (over 200 in Sacramento County Branch) trained to use only UC research-based materials. There are branches all over California and all work through UC cooperative extension. The Master Gardeners that will be teaching this class are a part of the Compost Education Project. Sacramento County Master Gardeners collaborate with city and county departments to provide information on water quality and composting, they maintain the demonstration gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center and coordinate events.