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Composting Programs


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Rain Harvesting


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Mulch411 viewsChipped wood is excellent for mulching trees, garden paths and more.
230 Tons per Year600 viewsEach ton of stable waste used by OVF gardeners helps keep it out of the landfills while keeping our plants happy and healthy.
Water for Composting385 viewsRain water is used by the OVF volunteer composting crew when building the compost piles using green waste material from the garden. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon)
Chipping the wood266 viewsFeeding the cleaned wood into the hopper.
Fralo Water Tank - Upper Garden Area389 viewsRainwater runoff is collected in the Fralo Water Tank at the top of the garden above Phase II. The tank has a total capacity of 1311 gallons (4962 liters).
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)194 viewsThe barrels were connected at the base so the water level would be consistent in both. This made them two chambers of a single unit. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))
Composting Crew - Saturdays - 9:00 a.m.412 viewsVolunteers meet every Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in the lower composting area to build compost. All garden members are welcome to participate. Sturdy shoes and gloves are recommended.
Trash Can638 viewsAny trash or foreign objects found in the composted material should be placed in the trash can.