Managing Common Pests & Other Gardening Problems

Common Pests Webinar

Managing Common Pests and Other Gardening Problems

This webinar is really informative thanks to our very special guest, Jason! Below is the recording for you to view and share. You can always continue the conversation by tagging us @mainewellness on Instagram, @wcmaine on Facebook, or @WellConnectME on Twitter and use #managecommonpestsandmmj. You can also email us directly at: info@mainewellness.org

Managing Common Pests and Other Gardening Problems Text

  1. Delivery Methods and Dosing: Making the most of your medicine Managing Pests Host: Becky DeKeuster M.Ed, Director of Education And Other Common Gardening Problems With Guest Expert: Jason Paquette, Integrated Pest Management Specialist Producer: Ben Gelassen, Marketing Associate
  2. Meet the Expert Jason “JP” Paquette IPM Specialist
  3. When are problems likely to show up in the garden? Germinate seeds or take clones Seedlings Vegetative stage Flowering stage Harvest & drying Curing
  4. Integrated Pest Management What is it? Why is it important? It sounds expensive. An approach to pest control that is: Ecosystem-based Focused on long-term prevention Combination of techniques – bio-control, habitat manipulation, modified practices Pesticides (within Maine law) are a LAST resort Focused on minimizing risk to human and non-human cohabitants, beneficial organisms, and the environment
  5. Common Pests: Gnats & White Flies Gnat White flies Fungus gnats on sticky trap
  6. Common Pests: Spider Mites Spider mites Spider mite web Early spider mite damage
  7. Common Pests: Thrips & Aphids Thrips and thrip damage (left) Aphids Parasitic wasp and aphid (www.howtogrowmarijuana.com) Basil for companion planting
  8. Mildews & Molds White powdery mildew Botrytis/grey mold
  9. Nutrient Deficiencies & Other Problems
  10. Prevention & Mitigation
  11. Delivery Methods and Dosing: Making the most of your medicine Thank you for your time and attention! What are your remaining questions & concerns?

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Managing Common Pests and Other Gardening Problems