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Curiosity Quest at The MRF

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Upcoming Events
Events on April 10, 2015
Hi-Desert Home & Garden Show
Starts: 12:00 AM
Ends: April 13, 2015 - 12:00 AM
Location: San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th Street, Victorville, CA 92395, United States
Description: The Master Composters will be staffing a booth at the event.
Events on April 10, 2015
Hi-Desert Home & Garden Show
Starts: 12:00 AM
Ends: April 13, 2015 - 12:00 AM
Location: San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th Street, Victorville, CA 92395, United States
Description: The Master Composters will be staffing a booth at the event.
Events on April 10, 2015
Hi-Desert Home & Garden Show
Starts: 12:00 AM
Ends: April 13, 2015 - 12:00 AM
Location: San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th Street, Victorville, CA 92395, United States
Description: The Master Composters will be staffing a booth at the event.
Events on April 18, 2015
Yucca Valley Earth Day Event
Starts: 9:00 AM
Ends: April 18, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Location: 57116 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284, USA
Description: The Master Composters will be staffing a table at this event.
Events on April 18, 2015
Barstow MC Meeting
Starts: 11:30 AM
Ends: April 18, 2015 - 2:30 PM
Location: Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA, United States
Description: The Barstow Master Composters meet the third Saturday of the month at the Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow) to discuss Master Composter business and share gardening and conservation information. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Don Woo at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com.

What to Compost

Just about anything that once grew in your yard can be composted.

GREEN MATERIALS:

  • Fresh weeds
  • Fresh plants and green prunings
  • Grass clippings
  • Manure or animal cage cleanings-horse, cow, rabbit, chicken (Note: Do not compost cat or dog droppings.)
  • Fruit and vegetable trimmings from the kitchen or garden

BROWN MATERIALS:

  • Fallen leaves
  • Dry weeds, grass
  • Chopped prunings, twigs
  • Wood chips
  • Hay or straw, saw dust
  • Wood ashes (cold)

THESE MATERIALS CAN ALSO BE COMPOSTED:

  • Egg shells
  • Old flower bouquets
  • Coffee grounds (and filters), tea bags
  • Excelsior from swamp cooler mats
  • Paper towels, paper napkins