Native Plant Series – Pest Management: Using Plant Diversity & Pollinators

  • April 20, 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual

Organization: Civic Garden Center

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 20th, 6-7pm

Instructor: Joe Boggs, Assistant Professor of Entomology at The Ohio State University & Commercial Horticulture Educator

Cost: $10 or $35 for the series, free for volunteers (volunteers must call to register)

Format: Virtual Webinar

Protecting plant pollinators is commonly viewed as only an insecticide use issue. However, how does the abundance of flowering plants including trees translate into a decreased number of plant pests? How do pollinators themselves play a critical role in the reduced the need for insecticides? This presentation reveals the multi-layered connections between pollen, nectar, and a parade of unsung insect heroes that keep pests in check.

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