The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly:
Pest Management in the Garden
Bull City Gardener Learning Series
While many of our favorite ornamental and edibleplants have been bred to be attractive to humans, often insects, fungi, and bacteria find them irresistibletoo! By taking a holistic approach focused on plant health, proper problemidentification, and a developing clear management strategy, you can come upwith a plan to protect garden friends while keeping foes at bay.
Join Ashley Troth (Extension Agriculture Agent)and the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Durham County and learnhow to develop a holistic, integrated approach to pest management. Participantswill learn how to distinguish among different kinds of insect damage, the majortypes of plant pathogens, and how to reduce weed pressure. Organic managementstrategies will be emphasized.
Presented by: Ashley Troth (Extension Agriculture Agent) and the ExtensionMaster Gardener Volunteers of Durham County
Class Fee and Registration: Theclass costs $6 per person. Registration and fee payment isrequired by May 12, 2020. Registerhere: https://durham.ces.ncsu.edu/getting-started-with-warm-season-vegetables/
Additional classes may be offeredif there is enough demand. If spaces are full, add your name to the waitlist onthe registration page.
When: May 14, 2020 (Thursday)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: DurhamCounty Cooperative Extension Office
721Foster Street, Durham, NC
Contact: Master Gardener Office 919-560-0528