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Common Garden Pests & Diseases
June 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$10
NOTE: This lecture will be offered online. After registering, a link will be emailed to you 24 hours prior to the live webinar. Please ensure your Active Montgomery account is updated with your correct email address. Carol Allen, Faculty Member, Plant Sciences Department, University of MarylandPests and diseases can be a significant concern for the home gardener who has worked hard at creating a beautiful landscape. Join Carol Allen as she ‘examines common pest, disease and environmental issues that you’re likely to experience in your garden. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of plant disease, the conditions that cause it, and when and how to apply remediation measures including proper gardening practices, resistant cultivars in addition to chemical and organic methods. Understand how to distinguish between harmful and beneficial insects while exploring pest life cycles and applications of natural, biological and chemical controls as elements of an integrated pest management program.