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Who’s That Buzzing Around the Garden?
June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
From the soil to the topmost canopies of the trees a healthy garden hosts abundant populations of arthropods and other invertebrates. A garden ‘full of bugs’ is a habitat rich with resources – but did you know that while all “bugs” are insects – all insects are not bugs? Though a few of the thousands of insect species may pose problems for humans, many, many, others provide beneficial eco-system services. This brief introduction for the layman will help you identify some common insects, learn about their life cycles, and plant associations; and how to manage the populations using integrated pest management techniques.