Habitat by Design for Beneficial Insects

Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Time: 2:00PM - 3:30PM

Instructor: Frederique Lavoipierre

Location: Blaksley Library

Member: Habitat Design @ $20.00
Nonmember: Habitat Design @ $30.00
Volunteer: Habitat Design @ $10.00

Native plants are perfect for attracting pollinators and predators of plant-munching insects. Learn which plants are best, and get tips for how to create a thriving habitat for garden allies with Director of Education, Frederique Lavoipierre.

Instructor

Frederique Lavoipierre, Director of EducationFrederique Lavoipierre is the Director of Education at the Garden. In addition to teaching at the Garden, she also gives presentations on many aspects of sustainable landscaping, including ecological principles and practices, habitat gardens, beneficial insects, soil ecology, and on fresh-water ecology and aquatic invertebrates. One of her special interests is how to use the techniques of conservation biological control (CBC) to reduce pesticide use, leading to cleaner water and healthier ecosystems.

Category: 
Botany/Natural History
Gardening/Horticulture