Backyard composting workshop at Woodlawn

Posted June 04, 2012, at 10:20 a.m.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: Woodlawn, 19 Black House Drive (Surry Road), Ellsworth, ME

For more information: Woodlawn; 667-8671;

ELLSWORTH: Woodlawn in partnership with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program is pleased to offer a Backyard Composting workshop, Saturday, June 16, from 10:30 am until noon.

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Join Master Gardener Volunteers Jan & Tom McIntyre as they discuss the basic science behind successful backyard composting on Saturday, June 16, from 10:30 am until noon. They will teach you how to build and manage a compost pile so you end up with a nice crumbly garden soil amendment within two months.

The event is free of charge. However, donations to help Woodlawn develop more programs are greatly appreciated. Please call Woodlawn at 667-8671 or email for details.

Woodlawn is an educational, cultural, and recreational treasure for the people of Downeast ME. The main house opens for tours May 1st through October 31st. The public park is open year round, sunrise to sunset. 19 Black House Drive (Surry Road), Ellsworth, ME. For more information visit