Ladybug’s Lunch with Maria Keating

Friday, August 19th, 2011

12:00 pm

Bulk­head Urban Agri­cul­ture Lab (adja­cent to Habi­tat Island in the Olympic Village)

Bring your lunch to the Bulk­head Lab and explore the macro world of our back­yard ecosys­tems with Maria Keat­ing. Learn about our pol­li­na­tors, proces­sors, native preda­tors and com­pan­ion plant­i­ng, the nat­ur­al approach to pest con­trol for the home gardener.

About the Presenter:

Maria Keat­ing, B.Sc.(agr.) from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Guelph, has been work­ing with insects for the last 16 years. Pri­mar­i­ly she works as a Bio­log­i­cal Con­trol Con­sul­tant for the green­house indus­try. Recent­ly, she has diver­si­fied her teach­ings to gar­den­ers of all kinds, as the “Bug Lady” for City Farmer, the non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion that runs the Com­post Hotline.



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