Organic Pest and Disease Control Class- June 25

Organic Pest and Disease Control
Saturday, June 25
9:00 to 10:30 am

Presented with the Milagro Community Garden

DESCRIPTION AND BIO:
Jannine Cabossel, a Master Gardener and ‘The Tomato Lady’ at the Santa Fe Farmers Market will teach a class on what organic controls to use for pests and diseases for vegetable crops. Jannine has extensive experience in growing vegetables organically on her 2000 square foot garden using all organic methods. She will provide information and handouts on how to control: aphids, squash bugs, squash vine borers, tomato hornworms, leafhoppers, cabbage loopers, grasshoppers and many other bugs that harm or eat our crops. She will talk about tomato diseases and how to trouble shoot them. She will also talk about many of the fungal diseases that attack tomatoes and curcubits (squash, cucumbers) and what organic methods to use to help these crops. Come learn how to grow vegetables using organic methods.

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COST: Suggested $5 donation to community garden

LOCATION: Milagro Community Garden on Legacy and Rodeo Road.  Turn on Legacy and the parking lot is on the right, behind the Lutheran Church of the Servant.  Call 473-1403 or email homegrownnewmexico@gmail.com for questions.

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