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Botanical Garden | INTERNATIONAL COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK AT MUN BOTANICAL GARDEN
... Events Workshops and Lectures 2006 Art In The Garden Potato Festival Seniors’ Day Compost Awareness Week International Compost Awareness Week May 7 - 13, 2006 Come to MUN Botanical Garden and ... insects and other creatures that live on Oxen Pond. (Program duration: 30 - 45 minutes) International Compost Awareness Week at MUN Botanical Garden (PDF Format) For more information please contact: Anne ...
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Botanical Garden | Composting
... yard decompose naturally and turn into soil-enriched humus.† Visit MUN Botanical Garden during International Compost Awareness Week for free lunchtime demonstrations, family activities and information. For further information on composting ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... house or apartment. The Benefits of Compost: Adding kitchen and garden wastes to a compost bin reduces the volume of garbage sent ... : Many areas of Newfoundland and Labrador have poor soil. Finished compost, when added to soil is a valuable source of nitrogen, ... flower beds, the compost acts like a mulch, smothering emerging weeds and discouraging the growth of others. Adding compost to your garden ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... Friends Leaflets Conservation Plants Research Education PlantWatch Composting Gallery Leaflets Curriculum Unit (pdf) LET'S COMPOST! The following is a list of items that can be composted. The smaller the items ... and ceramics will not decompose. Composting works faster and smells better when you add your compost materials in layers of "browns" and greens". Browns are dry, absorbent and fibrous. They ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... Composting Gallery Leaflets Curriculum Unit (pdf) The Compost Bin When starting a compost project at home or work, the selection of a compost bin is an important decision.† There are a ... sheltered spot.† The warmer temperatures will encourage greater microbial activity, which will speed the compost process.† A compost bin located in the shade will remain cool, lengthening the process. While a ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... Plants Research Education PlantWatch Composting Gallery Leaflets Curriculum Unit (pdf) Information Leaflet #4 Building Your Compost Pile Once you have decided on an appropriate bin, locate it in a suitable area ... of moisture 1. Greens & Browns Composting works faster and smells better when you add your compost materials in layers of "browns" and greens". Browns are dry, absorbent and fibrous. They ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... in color, crumbly in texture, with an earthy smell.  Compost is considered mature humus when the biological process of decomposition ... Most particles of waste should be completely broken down. Using compost before it is ready is not recommended and can in ... have higher levels of some elements than most compost.  However, added to soil, compost does increase the organic matter or nutrients ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... when temperatures drop, you can continue adding waste to your compost pile throughout the winter.† Even in mid-winter the ... occurring. Here are some winter-composting tips: 1.†† †Position your compost bin in a sunny, wind-sheltered spot. 2.†† †Make sure ... , paper or other "browns" in order to compost properly.† (For more information on building your compost, please refer to Information Leaflet #4 of ...
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Botanical Garden | MUN Botanical Garden Compost Education Program
... to break down so add them sparingly. For more information on what to compost, please refer to Compost Information Leaflet #2 of this series. Harvesting Vermicompost Red wigglers will ... Sheet #2 - Let's Compost! What To Compost Information Sheet #3 - Compost Bins Information Sheet #4 - Building Your Compost Pile Information Sheet #5 - Humus: Garden Gold - The Finished Compost Information Sheet #6 - ...
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Botanical Garden | About Botanical Garden
... 's wildlife garden; shade garden; medicinal garden; Friend's dried flower garden; vegetable garden; compost demonstration garden and much more. DRIED FLOWER SALE AT MUN BOTANICAL GARDEN NEW SCHOOL PROGRAMS ...
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