Area residents will have a chance to purchase large amounts of compost for their lawns and gardens this week.
The city will host its annual compost sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the city’s compost and woodchip facility, 1420 E. 11th Street.
The city will sell the compost for $10 per pickup truck load. Free compost will be available for people who load it themselves.
Compost is an organic material made from leaves and grass clippings that have broken down over time. The material is often used by gardeners to enrich their soils.