Get to Know Those Good Bugs and Use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to Outwit the Bad Ones - Online
Date: December 1, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Contact: UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
Sponsor: Santa Clara Central Park library
Did you know there are good bugs that can actually devour garden eating bugs? Forget the pesticides, it's a world of predators and parasitoids out there in our yards. Take the time in our class to explore the insect world, learn who the beneficial players are, and change your gardening strategy to use plants to keep beneficial insects staying in your garden.
You will also learn how to use the UC DAVIS Integrated Pest Management ( IPM) Database to come up with great garden bug solutions. Website: ipm.ucanr.edu Pick the pink blooming tree square. Goals of the class: Learn to identify beneficial bugs and invite them to your garden. Create your own IPM, integrated pest management plan. Learn how the University IPM Database can solve your pest problems.
Presenter: Master Gardener Jan Carey
Registration: Required, Santa Clara City Library Eventbright signup page
Reference: Attracting Beneficial Insects to the Garden with Beneficial Flowers (Renee's Garden publication)