Learn how to perk up winter pots with tips from Ciscoe Morris and put recycled materials to work in your garden Saturday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brightwater Center, 22505 State Route 9 S.E., Woodinville. Learn to transform an unwanted shipping pallet into an attractive vertical planter box with King County’s EcoConsumer program manager Tom Watson and Kate Kurtz, a soil scientist and project manager with the Wastewater Treatment Division. People will also have an opportunity to ask questions and offer feedback on Loop and its future uses.
Produced by the King County’s regional wastewater treatment plants for nearly 40 years, Loop is a natural soil amendment and endlessly renewable resource that restores carbon and nutrients to the land for the good of plants, people and Puget Sound. Gardeners and commercial landscapers value compost made with Loop because it’s a source of micronutrients and macronutrients that build soil and boost plant growth.
GroCo is weed-free and pathogen-free. It also aerates soil, retains moisture and naturally helps plants grow bigger and better.
Besides building healthy soils, Loop reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers in gardens, commercial forestry and agricultural operations.