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Sat, Jul 08


San Diego

Common Garden Pests

Join us for this exciting presentation by University of California Cooperative Extension Educational Specialist , Leah Taylor as she addressed how to deal with common garden pests.

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Common Garden Pests
Common Garden Pests

Time & Location

Jul 08, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

San Diego, Zura Wy, San Diego, CA 92115, USA


About the event

The Cooperative Growing and Education Program at College Area Community Garden is excited to present an engaging and informative presentation by Leah Taylor, Educational Specialist from the University of California Cooperative Extension. This class is specifically tailored to address the common garden pests that are wreaking havoc on our beloved summer crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, beans, and potatoes.

During this session, Leah will equip us with valuable knowledge and effective strategies to tackle these common garden pests. We will delve into pest identification, prevention, and control, understanding their life cycles, behaviors, and potential damage. Leah will introduce us to Integrated Pest Management (IPM), an approach that integrates biological, cultural, physical, and chemical control methods.

We'll explore environmentally friendly techniques, including the use of beneficial insects and targeted pesticide applications when necessary. Attending this class will provide us with the expertise to maintain a healthy garden ecosystem and ensure a successful harvest. Join me in this opportunity to learn from Leah Taylor, an expert in the field, and enhance our gardening skills!

Workshop Details

****** Non- CACG Members must complete this WAIVER prior to the event*******This workshop is held outdoors, so we suggest:

• Dress in layers. Assume you will be cold, or hot. Either way, be ready.

• Bring water

• Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can get messy and/or wet

Garden gloves are welcomed but not necessary for workshops

HEALTH: If you are sick, please do not come to the workshop.

CLASS SIZE: 3 min. If the minimum is not met, this workshop will be cancelled.

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