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October 3, Backyard Composting workshop

For those lucky enough to have a garden or a spot of land big enough to plant living things, this class is for you. Wondering how to make your yard flourish? At the Sacramento Public Library's Arden branch, master gardeners from the University of California's Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources will demonstrate how to lay the foundation of good gardening by cultivating and nurturing compost. Free, 3 p.m., Saturday, October 3; 2443 Marconi Avenue;