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Composting In Our Challenging Climate: From Garden to Campus Brown Bag Workshop Series

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 1-2 p.m.
UC-3018, The Landing

Did you know that a compost bin never sleeps? It works 24/7, producing heat, even during a power outage! Drop by to learn some problem-solving tips, tricks and advice on how to compost indoors and out, 12 months of the year. Format: Hands-on demonstrations with discussion.

Instructors: Anne Madden and Christine Byers, MUN Botanical Garden Education staff

Registration is not required and participants are invited to bring along their lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Admission: Donations gratefully accepted. Free for MUN Students.  All proceeds help support the MUN Botanical Garden education programs.

For more information, please call the Botanical Garden at 864-8590 or visit the Garden’s website at

Offerings for the "From Garden to Campus" Brown Bag Workshop Series will also include:

Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds: Session #2
Date: Thursday, February 27, 1 – 2 pm
Instructor: Tim Walsh, MUN Botanical Garden Nursery Manager
Format: PowerPoint Presentation with discussion

Berries for the Newfoundland Garden: Session #3
Date: Thursday, March 27, 1 – 2 pm
Instructor: Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist
Format: PowerPoint Presentation 

PlantWatch Newfoundland and Labrador, Citizen Scientists at Work: Session #4
Date: Thursday, April 24, 1 – 2 pm
Instructor: Madonna Bishop, MUN Botanical Garden Research Liaison
Format: PowerPoint Presentation

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306 Mount Scio Rd., St. John's
Sept. 22, 1-3 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Sept. 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Sept. 22, 10-11 a.m.
Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre I, Room 3444
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