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Communal Garden: Compost 101

This is a community gardening class taught by the Conservatory’s Growing to Green Coordinator, Sean McKay. Classes in The Communal Garden series teach gardeners skills that can be used in community gardens or to support their community through gardening. They are low-cost in an effort to advance gardening skills in our communities.

The series is a part of the Conservatory’s Growing to Green program, which supports and develops community gardens across Central Ohio.

Have you always wondered about composting in your garden, but never been sure where to start? Join conservatory educator Sean McKay to learn the basics of starting your own DIY compost, from choosing the best method for you to learning how your food waste turns into a wonderful soil amendment.

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Instructor: Sean McKay Sean McKay is the Growing to Green Coordinator at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with a wide range of experiences and education in horticulture, urban farming, landscape design, community outreach, and activism. He's passionate about sharing his love of the natural world and empowering people to grow their own food.