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Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Composting

Green Thumbs Up!

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
1. Composting Marker
Inscription.
Brookside Gardens composts all of its green waste, reusing it to mulch garden beds and to nourish soils.

In 2007, 33 million tons of yard waste entered the municipal waste stream - 13 percent of total municipal waste in the US.
 
Erected by Montgomery Parks.
 
Location. 39° 3.529′ N, 77° 2.123′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Glenallan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 Glenallen Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Efficient Irrigation System (a few steps from this marker); Trial Garden (a few steps from this marker); Creating Pollinator & Native Plant Gardens: (a few steps from this marker); Formal Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Elements of Brookside's Rain Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Azalea Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); What Are Rain Gardens? (within shouting distance of this marker); Conservatory (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Categories. Environment
 
Composting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
2. Composting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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