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Fall Garden Cleanup & Backyard Compost Workshop


Join us for a free virtual workshop offering everything you need to know about successful garden cleanup and backyard composting in the fall. We will cover lots of tips and information for putting your garden to bed and maintaining your compost pile with plenty of time for your questions.

The workshop will cover each of the following topics:

  • Cleaning up the vegetable garden 
  • Getting perennials ready for winter 
  • Winterizing your backyard compost pile 
  • Preparing for spring composting 

Workshop dates: 

  • Monday, Oct 4, 6-8pm  
  • Thursday, Oct 14, 6-8pm 
  • Monday, Oct 18, 6-8pm 
  • Saturday, Oct 23, 10am-12pm 
  • Thursday, Oct 28, 6-8pm 

This workshop is taught by Master Composter, Melanie Nehls Burow, along with Boulder County Master Gardener instructors. Workshops sponsored and hosted by the Boulder County Resource Conservation Division. *Soil saver compost bins are available for purchase at cost ($60); arrangements can be made with Michal (they/them) at

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If you have any questions or trouble registering, reach out to Michal (they/them) at