Calendar of Events: Organic Pests and Diseases

Event Date: Jun 1, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Organic Pests and Diseases: Identification and Eradication

Join us for this day long workshop and you'll learn how to identify common garden pests, diseases and nutrient deficiencies. Learn how to identify the root causes of common problems and the best steps to take to fix these problems. With the help of a microscope, students will examine their own garden soil under a microscope. They'll learn how to test plant material with a refractometer and how to use different sprayers.

Instructors Kim Martin and Laurie Bostic, owners of Barking Cat Farm, focus on growing high quality crops in an organic and sustainable manner. Brix testing is done regularly to monitor the nutritional quality of the produce and compost and compost teas are applied to the soil to ensure that soil biology is constantly improving. Both Laurie & Kim have their Permaculture Design Certificate from Geoff Lawton's Permaculture Design Course. Both have studied under Dr. Elaine Ingham and are working towards becoming Certified Soil Life Consultants. They offer permaculture design and soil biology consulting services to other growers and gardeners.

Please note: This class will be held at BRIT.

$75 members/$85 non-members

Location:
Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)
1700 University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Contact Link: Event webpage

Contact Person: Laura Northern Venhaus

Phone: 817.332.4441

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