Gardening for Beneficial Insects Not all bugs are bad - Find out who’s the good guy...Categorized as: Community & Neighborhood
Event tags: Learn how to attract beneficial insects to your yard!
- Mt. Cuba Center - 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
- September 22, 2013
- 12:30PM - 03:30PM
- Price: $30
- Phone: 302-239-4244
- Posted by: Margaret Shillingford
Learn how to attract and support the insects that provide valuable ecosystem services in the landscape, including pollination and natural pest control. Native bees and natural predators (beneficial insects) are essential to a healthy landscape. Receive instruction on how to identify these insects, provide proper habitats, and support them with the native plants they need throughout their life cycles. Your landscape will thank you!
Kim Eierman is the founder of EcoBeneficial!, a horticulture consulting and communications company dedicated to improving our environment by promoting ecological landscaping and the use of native plants. As a certified horticulturist Kim teaches at various horticultural institutions including the New York Botanical Garden and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Earn CEUs: 1 DNLA Certified Nursery Professional Continuing Education Credit; 2 DDA Pesticide Applicator Re-certification Credits
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