Council is again offering a number of free earthworks workshops beginning in September as part of the Home Sustainability program.
The courses will help educate residents in the fields of composting, worm faming, natural cleaning and home organic vegetable growing.
Courses under the Homes Sustainability program include:
• Compost Workshops – Teaching practical skills in building and maintaining healthy compost. Participants will receive a free compost bin and kitchen tidy.
• Worm Farm – Illustrating the many benefits of home worm farming. This course will provide the knowledge and skills to set up and maintain a healthy worm farm.
• Natural Cleaning – Will provide advice on replacing chemical based household cleaners with natural alternatives. Participants will learn about natural ingredients and recipes.
• Home Organic Vegetable Growing – A new course having been developed as a result of the overwhelming community interest in organic vegetable growing. This course teaches the practical skills needed to build a vegetable box, make home made potting mix and incorporate composting, worm casting and liquids into organic vegetable growing.
For more information phone the Waste Hotline on ph 4429 3374. Please book on-line at http://calendars.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au/WasteManagementEvents.aspx