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Composting course Sept. 26

The UVM Extension master gardener office is offering a six-week online composting basics course starting Sept. 26.

The course will cover the biology of composting, site and container selection, how to manage the composting process, troubleshooting, compost as a means of disease control, worm composting and Vermont’s new universal recycling law.

The course is a first step to receiving certification as a UVM Extension Master Composter. Registration is $50 for Vermonters, Sept. 15 is the deadline to register.

Go to uvm.edu/mastergardener for details and the registration link. Call 656-9562 or email Lisa Chouinard at master.gardener@uvm.edu for more information.