Thursday Oct 10, 2013
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Contact:Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters
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Learn the basics of successful composting in the high desert's dry climate.
What makes composting in the desert a unique and challenging experience? Abundant sunshine, low humidity, frequent winds and limited precipitation are the trademark of a desert climate but result in rapid evaporation of moisture. Controlling evaporation in order to keep composting material damp is the biggest challenge in the desert and requires a different approach.