Safe, Effective Pest and Disease Control
Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Saturday, September 21, 2013
10:30 – 12:30 FREE
Learn the safest ways to manage ants, snails, slugs and other pests and disease in your summer garden. Find out about lesser-known beneficial insects that are an integral part in keeping a balance in your yard. Integrated Pest Management is safer for kids, pets, and the environment. Brought to you in partnership with the City of Palo Alto Watershed Protection and the Our Water, Our World Program. Taught by Teresa Lavell, who is a certified IPM Advocate and works with water agencies in the Bay Area to promote cleaner waterways by educating home gardeners on less-toxic solutions for their gardening problems.
When & Where
Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center
Classes & events in sustainable gardening and lifestyles
Seeds and Plants - edible, medicinal, native and ornamental
Composts, Fertilizers and Mulches
Tools and Natural disease and pest control products
Books, Local Honey, Cards, and Gift items
Volunteer Opportunities and New Friends
A non-profit project of Ecology Action- Teaching people to grow food using the Grow Biointensive methods locally and internationally.