Want an easy, free, effective, and fun way to add nutrients to your gardens? Start with the soil! Learn about the living art and science of composting in our informative and interactive workshop series. We are partnering with Nashville Public Library and a dynamic team of 4 instructors. Each class will take place on a Saturday from 10:30-11:30 AM at a different library branch. Read below for short bios on each instructor and more information on class content. Take note that our March 7 class with Dr. Chris Vanags requires a hands-on pre-class assignment. We look forward to seeing you there! March 7: Edmonson Pike Library (5501 Edmondson Pike, 37221)- Dr. Chris Vanags is an Environmental Scientist at Vanderbilt University and the Associate Director of the Center for Science Outreach at Vanderbilt with a passion for linking scientific research with education opportunities for students. He is well-versed in geology, hydrology, and soil science . Chris' workshop has a pre-class assignment! Bring a sample of your garden and/or yard soil and we will test it during the workshop. Chris will bring equipment that describes composition, pH, and electrical conductivity of your soil samples. To get more out of the workshop material, watch this video that Chris and his daughter made beforehand:
Aim to collect your sample at least 3 days before workshop.
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