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 14: Inglewood Library (4312 Gallatin Pike, 37216)- David Cook, a University of Tennessee Extension Agent for Davidson County, is involved in educating homeowner and commercial clients about issues concerning horticulture and agriculture. He provides educational training on pesticide safety and training for pesticide applicators seeking commercial certification and licensing and teaches training classes for Master Gardeners of Davidson County and surrounding counties. David conducts both commercial and consumer site visits throughout the county to diagnose and resolve issues with insects, plant diseases, and weeds. He is a frequent guest speaker for garden clubs, horticultural associations, and commercial pesticide workshops. David is a member of the Nashville Area Agricultural Club, Nashville School Garden Coalition, Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, Tennessee Entomological Society, and the Oscar L, Farris Agricultural Museum Association.