Events and Programs for September 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for September 2018 which includes: spiders, a bird count, volunteer training, grasshoppers and star gazing.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures: Itsy Bitsy Spider Thursday, September 6,…

Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden

Colorado State University Extension offers Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden. Learn how to effectively manage and amend soils in Colorado to successfully grow plants. Drainage, compaction, water infiltration and water retention are all soil properties that can be improved with proper management. Adding quality compost is a key to enhancing positive soil…