La Salle library hosts composting for beginners

Master gardener will lead discussion

The La Salle Public Library will virtually host Natalie Martin, master gardener, when she presents, “Composting for Beginners” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Composting gives gardeners an environmentally-friendly way to add nutrients back to the soil while also reducing the amount of waste generated. In this virtual program, Martin will break down the ins and outs of composting, the different styles, and how to get started using compost.

The program is free and open to all. It will be presented via Zoom. Registration is necessary to attend — register using the following link — For more information, contact the La Salle Public Library at 815-223-2341, or email Rachael Blomquist at