Soil Science: Facts & Field Tests

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Soil Science: Facts & Field Tests

Saturday, July 20, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

FREE for Members / $6 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Aggregates, soil texture, the rhizosphere – what on Earth are we talking about? Facts & Field Tests provides a foundation for your soil explorations. Learn how soil scientists describe soils and what qualities are necessary for healthy plants and ecosystems through easy-to-replicate field tests.
This workshop is presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.

Registration required. Drop-in upon availability.
FREE for Members / $6 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)
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Date:
Saturday, July 20
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Cost:
FREE for Members / $6 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)
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Venue

Queens Botanical Garden
4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Organizer

NYC Compost Project Hosted by QBG
Phone:
718-886-3800 x500
Email:
compost@queensbotanical.org
Website:
queensbotanical.org

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