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Dirt gone bad: When your soil amendment has been contaminated | Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

Mar 9, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST


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Persistent herbicides sometimes make their way into the regional composting system. Unsuspecting gardeners then purchase herbicide contaminated compost and soil mix leading to plant damage. Learn how to recognize the damage, what to do about it, and how to avoid the problem. Also learn how to use compost in your vegetable garden, landscape, and lawn. Avoid problems from over applying compost. 

About the Presenter

Weston Miller is a community and urban horticulturalist for OSU Extension Service. He manages the OSU Master Gardener program in the Portland metro area and works with Metro to reduce residential pesticide use. He also manages the Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship Program in cooperation with Multnomah County.

About Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

This monthly zoom series offers education for the experienced gardener and is led by OSU horticulture experts from across the state. Take your gardening knowledge to the next level with timely topics from gardening in a changing climate to techniques to extend your season. The webinars will be broadcast via Zoom, the second Tuesday of the month, at 3pm, January through November, 2021. A listing of all classes in this series and recordings of the webinars are available on our website. This series is open to the public, and OSU Extension Master Gardener volunteers receive 1 Continuing Education Credit for each class. You can take one, or take all. 

Please note regarding registration

Registration for this class is managed through Eventbrite. When you click through to register for this class, you will do so at Eventbrite. Several days before the event, you will receive an email with the Zoom link to use for attending this class. Please be aware that spam filters may filter these messages out, so please check your spam emails if you have not received the invitation. 

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