Managing Pests & Invasives At Community Gardens

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The community garden setting poses unique challenges when managing pests--think Bermuda grass, fire ants, poison ivy, and population explosions of squash vine borers and harlequin bugs.

What techniques can we use to prevent and manage pests and invasives? What unique opportunities for prevention and management does the community garden setting offer?

Panelists Ila Falvey of Sunshine Community Garden, Zachary Spencer Herigodt of Yard Farm, Dwight Littleton of It's About Thyme nursery, and Kellyn Smith of Travis County Master Gardeners Association will share insights from their personal experiences as long-time gardeners and/or community gardeners.

For a list of more panel discussions for community gardeners, see the schedule here:

Directions & Parking Instructions: SFC is located near the MLK MetroRail stop at Alexander St. and E. MLK Blvd. Heading east on MLK, take a right at the flashing yellow light at Alexander. You’ll pass the MetroRail station and will see People Fund up ahead. SFC’s building is directly behind People Fund. There is plenty of free parking around the SFC building.
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