“Non-toxic lawns & gardens and weed-free sidewalks”
Presented by Don’t Spray Me! and the West Chester Green Team.
Two related talks with discussion and Q&A: non-toxic ways to grow great lawns and vegetables and to keep weeds out of sidewalks
Business and Public Management Center, 50 Sharpless St., West Chester 19382
Q&A, activities for children, refreshments, tour of the LEED-certified Business and Public Management Center, community group displays.
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Monday, February 25⋅7:00 – 8:30pm
312 W Union St, West Chester, PA 19382
Free, all welcome.
“Composting in your Backyard.” Talk by Prof. Denise Polk, West Chester University, a Borough resident and member of Borough Council who has a huge garden and keeps bees. She is also an expert in composting and has been involved with organizing composting along with the Borough on the campus of WC University.
At the Ironworks Church, 312 W Union St, West Chester, PA 19382, USA = SW corner of W. Union and S. New Streets, West Chester.
The sponsors are South West Association of Neighbors (SWAN), Don’t Spray Me! and the West Chester Area Green Team.
Why is this important? Composting enriches our garden soil and keeps nutrient-rich organic materials on our own property rather than, in the worst-case scenario, in the landfill.
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Find out how to produce compost faster than by the “Pile it and leave it” method:
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See also the Chesco Environment Calendar here.
Many of us in Chester County are dedicated to our gardens; one of the rewards is knowing that we are welcoming wildlife.
The National Wildlife Federation has a “Garden for Wildlife” certification to encourage gardeners. All of us who oppose the use of unnecessary pesticides and herbicides will be glad to see that the conditions include:
• Eliminate Chemical Pesticides
• Eliminate Chemical Fertilizers