Lure of the Garden, Jr.: Build a Soda Bottle Composter


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In a 1760 book on New England farming that is currently on display in our The Lure of the Garden exhibition, Jared Eliot includes a chapter on improving the soil with layers of manure and seaweed in a process that we would now call composting. This program will explore what happens in a modern composting bin and participants will build mini-composters–using clear plastic bottles–to observe the decomposition process at home. For children in grades 4 to 8!

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Date:
January 18, 2023
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT 06890 United States
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Phone:
(203) 259-0346
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Room Location
Wright Classroom