Presenter - Lisa Taylor
"Don't Squish That Bug! Organic Pest Management for the Home Gardener"
-October 9, 2023
14709 31st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
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What are all those things crawling and flying around your garden, and are they dangerous? Join garden educator Lisa Taylor in a lively, hands-on session about insects in the garden. Almost every bug is either beneficial or feeds beneficial organisms, so it’s important to know who is friend and who is foe. Participants will learn how to encourage beneficial creatures to live in their gardens.
Lisa Taylor is a freelance garden speaker, educator, consultant, and author of the Maritime Northwest Garden Guide, 2nd ed. and Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller’s Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals. She is passionate about teaching people of all ages how to grow their own food. She offers programs in person and virtually. Lisa’s online edible gardening courses for adults, children, and educators are at www.gardenwithlisa.com. For Lisa, eating is the main reason for growing plants.
Books by Lisa Taylor:
Maritime Northwest Garden Guide, 2nd ed. This long-awaited revision of the Northwest classic is a month-to-month planting guide that tells you when to plant your veggies, flowers, herbs, and fruit. The new edition is twice the size with monthly garden almanacs, new charts, and updated variety lists. This is a must-have for kitchen gardeners.
Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller’s Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals. This is the most approachable and comprehensive guide to growing food in your yard that you will find. Written for folks just starting out with plenty of tips for experienced gardeners, this best-selling guide tells how to design your garden and grow a wide variety of veggies, flowers, herbs, fruit, and livestock. It also tells how to eat and preserve your backyard bounty. How to grow food, in one handy volume.