In November, the Monterey Ridge Garden will become a compost demonstration site for residents to see composting in action and learn about the benefits it can provide for soil health, plant vigor, water retention, and pest prevention. The Solana Center and the County of San Diego have come together to bring this new composting program to the 4S Ranch community.

Prior to launching this program, the Solana Center will be hosting three events to prepare the garden and educate the community. The central event will be a free composting workshop on November 10 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Monterey Ridge Garden. Participants will learn how to get started with traditional backyard composting and vermicomposting. Compost bins will be available for sale at a subsidized price for unincorporated county residents.

For more information or to register visit: solanacenter.org/event/free-composting-workhsop-4s-ranch.