FREE Learn to Backyard Compost Classes!

 
Compost is a crumbly, nutrient-rich soil amendment that is great for your plants, lawn and garden. Learn how easy it is to make your own compost in your backyard from food scraps and yard waste by signing up for one of Denver Recycles' and Denver Urban Gardens' FREE hands-on composting classes.

To sign up for a FREE Learn to Compost class, visit

 www.dug.org/compost

or call 303-292-9900. 

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Please Note:

  • All compost classes are free, but participants must register at least one week in advance so the class can be properly staffed
  • All classes are held at the Denver Compost Demonstration Site located in the Gove Community Garden at 13th Ave. and Colorado Blvd. (Please park along Harrison Street when attending classes). - SEE MAP
  • All classes will be open for registration one month before each class date.
  • Each compost class is a two-hour, hands-on workshop in the basics of backyard composting.  Worm Workshops (WW) are special classes that cover vermicomposting techniques.  Build-A-Pile Workshops (BP) are special classes in which participants help build an entire compost pile and get hands-on experience in incorporating different materials into a pile, chopping ingredients, watering and turning the pile.
  • Phone or online registrations do not guarantee class placement.  You will receive confirmation if your registration is accepted.
  • Priority may be given to Denver residents.  These classes are sponsored by Denver Public Works Solid Waste Management/Denver Recycles and Denver Urban Gardens. 

 

2014 Compost Classes

 
APRIL

27  Sun 2 – 4 pm 

MAY

3 Sat 9 - 11 am

10 Sat 9 - 11 am (Worm Workshop)

14 Wed 6 - 8 pm

17 Sat 9 - 11 (Build-a-Pile)

21 Wed 6 - 8 pm

24 Sat 9 - 11 am

28 Wed 6 - 8 pm

31 Sat 9 - 11 am

JUNE

4 Wed 6 - 8 pm

7 Sat 9 - 11 am

11 Wed 6 - 8 pm

14 Sat 9 - 11 am (Worm Workshop)

18 Wed 6 - 8 pm

21 Sat 9 - 11 am (Build-a-Pile)

28 Sat 9 - 11 am

JULY 

5 Sat 9 - 11 am

9 Wed 6 - 8 pm

12 Sat 9 - 11 (Worm Workshop)

16 Wed 6 - 8 pm

19 Sat 9 - 11 am

26 Sat 9 - 11 am (Build-a-Pile)

AUGUST

2 Sat 9 - 11 am

6 Wed 6 - 8 pm

9 Sat 9 - 11 am (Worm Workshop)

16 Sat 9 - 11 am

23 Sat 9 - 11 am (Build-a-Pile)

30 Sat 9 - 11 am

SEPTEMBER

6 Sat 9 - 11 am

13 Sat 9 - 11 am (Worm Workshop)

20 Sat 9 - 11 am

27 Sat 9 - 11 am (Build-a-Pile)

OCTOBER 

4 Sat 9 - 11 (Worm Workshop)

11 Sat 9 - 11 

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