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Meet Your Compost Microbes

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Flushing, Queens
43-50 Main St
At Dahlia Ave
Flushing, New York 11355
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 17 and older
Average Class Size: 15

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this garden class:

Learn how to create samples and identify active biology living in your compost or soil by using morphology as a guide. We will be using a compound trinocular microscope using three levels of magnifications: 40, 100, and 400.

Please Note: Price includes Garden admission.

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Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider

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Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer.

In the case that an event is canceled, you will be notified via email and refunded.

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GETTING TO QBG: By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus.

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Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship.

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