Sunday, March 02, 2014

Portage Library to host Keweenaw Garden Club presentation on composting March 3

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host the Keweenaw Garden Club for an evening of learning how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden.

Matt Manders will present "The Dirt on Composting" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 3. Manders has been growing an organic vegetable garden and using composting techniques for over a decade in the Houghton area. He and his wife, Lynette Potvin, own and operate Superior Skills Workshops, which offers hands-on learning about gardening, landscaping, craftsman construction, and renewable energy.

The Keweenaw Garden Club was established by and for gardening enthusiasts. They have meetings and presentations at the Portage Lake District Library on the first Monday of each month. Those who are interested in learning more about the club are welcome to attend the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. prior to the presentation at 7 p.m. or visit https://sites.google.com/site/keweenawgardenclub/

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl,org.

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