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Humboldt Botanical Gardens Mission is to Inspire, Educate and Grow everyone in or near Humboldt County and Northwestern California though work with schools, clubs and the community.

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  • Birds & the Bees Educational Series

    Humboldt Botanical Garden presents “The Birds and Bees Educational Series” focusing on plants, animals and insects of the North Coast Region.

Birds & the Bees Educational Series

March 30th, 2019

Birds & Bees Educational Series - Composting

Humboldt Botanical Garden

Saturday, March 30th



Composting Basics

Zeal Stefanoff returns to the Garden on Saturday, March 30th when he presents on composting. Zeal consults various community gardens and is one of two Master Gardeners at Big Lagoon School. He has given lectures and demos in worm farming, composting and gardening throughout Humboldt county. During this presentation he will demonstrate how to find worm cocoons in compost. All ages welcome.

About our Speaker

Zeal Stefanoff is a graduate of Texas State University  and a certified Master Gardener/ Master Food Preserver through University California/Davis Cooperative Extension Service. He has been a active gardener and composter since 1985.  He is presently taking a Organic Gardening class at Humboldt State University. He also writes a garden planting article for the Department of Health and Human Services called "You Can Dig It!" and is a former volunteer for the Humboldt County Native Plants Nursey. He enjoys working with school age children as "they are our future". He enjoys working with school age children as "they are our future".


Programs are FREE for members & children 10 and under • General Garden admission for non-members