February 21 – Making & Using Biochar in Your Garden

Posted by  //  January 11, 2018  //  Calendar of Events, Home & Garden

6:30 – 8:30pm
@ CCE-Tompkins Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue,  Ithaca, NY

What is biochar and how does it improve garden soil? Sean Dembrosky from Edible Acres will lead this workshop on the benefits of biochar and show how to make it yourself.  We’ll discuss easy ways to make biochar in the wood stove, in simple outdoor pits, in mobile containers, and more.  We’ll also explore how biochar can provide amazing boosts to your soil and discuss appropriate ways of incorporating it. Pre-registration is required. Register and pay online at ccetompkins.org/biocharclass or call CCE-Tompkins at 272-2292 and we will register you online with your input. Cost is $7-$10/person sliding scale, pay what you can afford. Questions? Contact Chrys Gardener, cab69@cornell.eduor at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County  (607) 272-2292 (Voicemail #241)

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