U of I Extension offers ‘Composting Made Easy’ May 10

Online Staff Report

OREGON, Ill. — University of Illinois Extension will offer a beginner’s composting class, “Composting Made Easy,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 10.

Registration is $5 per person, and the class, taught by Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator Peggy Doty, will be at the U of I Extension Ogle County office, 421 W. Pines Road, Oregon, Ill.

Call (815) 732-2191 to register, or for questions about the class, contact Doty at psdoty@illinois.edu.

Some people just need to hear how simple something can be, get all the information and have a source they can contact later with more questions, and that is me,” Doty said.

Composting Made Easy” will cover creating, buying and starting a compost bin. Participants will learn where the appropriate location would be for their compost on their property and how to maintain it.

Whether you just want to throw less in the garbage or you want to make rich soil to give back to your own plants, this class will help get you started.

Posted May 9, 2012

Enjoy The Rock River Times? Help spread the word!