Alpharetta Offering Free Composting Workshop

Released September 09, 2019 10:27 AM

Beautiful plants can and value to any property; but, often homeowners have questions about the proper way to achieve great looking, healthy plants in Georgia’s clay soil. Compost is one of the best amendments. The City of Alpharetta GA and the Alpharetta Natural Resource Commission are pleased to host a free workshop on composting at home. The class is presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners. The workshop will be offered on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 the Alpharetta Public Works Department, 1790 Hembree Road, Alpharetta, Georgia.

Compost consists of partially decomposed organic matter that is essential for healthy soil but is normally missing in our red clay. Learn how you can create your own compost from commonly available materials. This class will cover the major steps involved, required ingredients, hot vs cold composting, various methods you can use and additional considerations. And, learn about Vermiculture compost.

Pre-register for this free class on Eventbrite at or call (678) 297-6200 by October 9th.

To learn more about the Community Gardening Classes conducted by the North Fulton Master Gardeners, visit
For more information, contact Terry Porter at, visit, or call 678-297-6213.