Healthy soil is a living ecosystem that supports all other life on earth. Learn about the basic soil types common in Marin and how they can be improved with easy methods mimicking natural processes. You’ll also learn about different styles of home composting, the simple science behind decomposition and how to best maintain a healthy, vigorous garden using only organic, sustainable practices.

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This class is part of


A series of classes based on the Watershed Approach to Landscaping* philosophy with the purpose of engaging the public in current thinking on conservation practices and assisting home gardeners in the step-by-step process of creating their own beautiful, environmentally sensitive, water-wise landscapes.

* Watershed Approach to Landscaping booklet is published by the Marin Municipal Water District and is the textbook for this program.