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Composting for Beginners

Join Wormies Vermicompost as they share everything you need to know to begin composting at home. After setting the stage with composting basics and why composting is important, they’ll highlight what are considered acceptable scraps, how to maintain your compost, when and how to harvest your compost, and how to best use it.

NOTE: Not included in the cost of this class are the additional materials below. If you’re interested in purchasing these items from Wormies Vermicompost, please contact Luis Chen BEFORE the class using the contact information below. Luis will work with you directly on orders and payments for these supplemental materials. For more details on Wormies Vermicompost and their products, go to https://www.thewormies.com/.

  • 1/2 lb. worms Starter Culture, $35
  • Rubbermaid bin for composting with worms, $30
  • Compost Tea bag, $5
  • Finished compost for gardening, 1-gallon at $15 or 5-gallons at $35

Luis Chen: 616-322-1677, [email protected].

Instructor: Luis Chen and Chandler Michalsky, Wormies Vermicompost

Cost: Members $25 | Non-Members $35

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Date

Nov 28 2023
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Time

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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HOURS

Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Monday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 9 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE

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Please note: The Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory will be closed for maintenance on Monday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 12.  Thank you for your understanding.

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Extended Hours

Enjoy extended spring break hours until 9 pm on April 1-5.

Extended Member Early Hours

Each Sunday from 9-11 am during Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming and Saturday, April 6, from 8-9 am. 

HOURS

Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE