Integrated Pest Management

 How do you protect your garden from all the creatures large and small that want to share in your harvest? Find out who they are and what you can do to control them without resorting to pesticides. The four strategies of Integrated Pest Control - cultural, physical, biological, and chemical will be discussed in detail. Topics will include maintenance of plant and soil health, the benefits of crop rotation and companion planting, the importance of garden hygiene, and the role beneficial organisms play in keeping your garden growing. Learn what it takes to keep pest outbreaks from occurring and how to get along with rabbits, deer, squirrels, chipmunks, and groundhogs.

Instructor: Royer Held