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Natural gardening workshop planned

Jim Etzel of Earth is Our Home Environmental Solutions in Hackensack is presenting the workshop.

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HACKENSACK — A gardening workshop titled “Natural Gardening: Is it right for you?” is set 10 a.m. to noon March 12 or March 26, in Hackensack at the HUB, located next to the post office.

Content presented will be the same both days the workshop is offered.

The session will cover: no tillage, no harsh chemicals, what weeds can do for you, the soil and you, cover cropping, mulching and more.

Jim Etzel of Earth is Our Home Environmental Solutions in Hackensack is presenting this session to share his knowledge of gardening in a way that is gentle on the Earth and works to improve the overall health of the soil. Etzel’s background is in biology and teaching. He received a bachelor's degree in biology from Bemidji State University in 2002. His vision is to educate people on soils, ecological forest management, gardening and water management.

A freewill offering will be accepted to cover costs of the workshop.

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For more information, contact Jim Etzel at 218-252-3258, earthsteward1@gmail.com or at earthisourhome.net .

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