Take advantage of free webinars hosted by the USDA People’s Garden. Two more to happen this week, one with CGBL’s Liz Falk presenting. Check it out!

  1. Composting and Compost Use – How, Why and Where    -    12/12/2012   12 Noon – 1:00 pm EST

    Instructor: Al Rattie – Director, Market Development – US Composting Council
    Sellersville Pensylvania

    Cary Oshins – Director, Education & Outreach – US Composting Council
    Sellersville Pensylvania

    Wanna make your own compost? You can produce high quality compost on a small-scale, but it’s important to use quality control standards from start to finish. Learn how you can get started, what to do with what you produce, and the many benefits and uses of compost.


  2. Best Practices in Starting and Sustaining a School Garden    -    12/13/2012   12 Noon – 1:00 pm EST

    Instructor: Liz Falk – Professional Development Educator, Cornell Garden-Based Learning
    Ithaca, New York

    We know that garden-based learning increases a child’s likelihood to eat fresh vegetables, can increase a child’s attention span, and foster positive relationships across ages. Learn best practices on how to incorporate gardens into schools, to make garden projects successful and sustainable, and to encourage participation from others in your community.

3 Responses to “People’s Garden Webinar Series”
  1. laurisa rich says:

    is there an archive of webinars online? i am seeking info on nontoxic pest/animal repellants.

  2. Liz Falk says:

    Yes all the webinars are posted here: http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/2012webinars/schedule.html Click the title link of the webinar you’d like to listen to, and you should have no problem watching the whole thing. Enjoy!

  3. Jim says:

    Excellent webminar about composting. I followed the instructions when it aired. I just came back to say thanks! I have my first batch ready for gardening season!

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