Thursday, October 8, 2009

Go Green with Martinsville Leisure Services

Making simple changes to your everyday life can have a positive effect on the environment.  Martinsville Leisure Services is offering two informative classes this fall to help you do just that!

Reduce the amount of waste that your household produces by learning to compost:
Composting 101
Learn about the process of composting and its benefits to your gardening. You’ll make a mini-compost to take home! All ages. Call 634-4185 to register. Deadline to register is Oct.5.
DATE/TIME: Oct. 17, Noon
LOCATION; J. Frank Wilson Park
FEE: $5

Help protect native plants and animals by learning to deal with invasive species:
Foreign Invaders
Invasive species are everywhere in Martinsville. Learn what invasive species are and how to control them in your back yard. This program is for any homeowner who has these invaders in their yards. Meet at the VMNH then we will walk to be Piedmont Art Natural History Garden.
DATE/TIME: Oct. 17, 10am-12
LOCATION: Distance Learning Classroom at VMNH
FEE: $5

Class information contributed by Gary Cody, Director- Martinsville Leisure Services

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