Feb 24 – IPM: Integrated Pest Management – summary & pointers
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Feb 24 – IPM: Integrated Pest Management – summary & pointers

Please find a pointer to the a set of useful references given out by Cindy Withrow at the February 24, 2016 Garden Club’s presentation on IPM – Integrated Pest Management: IPM_Alternative _handout Also, a review of Cindy Withrow’s presentation is included below, thanks to L.F. for her notes! February 24 Guest Speaker was Cindy Withrow, … Continue reading

Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs – Great FAQ website!
Pests / Plant Thoughts / Update

Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs – Great FAQ website!

Just when you thought there was nothing new to know about the invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, a new resource pops up! The Rutger’s new Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station website has a fantastic “FAQ” (Frequently Asked Questions) page about these annoying and invasive  pests:  https://njaes.rutgers.edu/stinkbug/faq.asp One specific FAQ that caught our eye was the below … Continue reading

Cornell Formula – Baking Soda based plant spray
Pests / Recipes

Cornell Formula – Baking Soda based plant spray

The Cornell Formula – baking soda based plant spray. Garden member L.M. shared this “spray-on plant disease preventative and fighter” formula developed at Cornell University.   (There are many variations on this mix, but, this version has worked well for L.M. for 20+ years in her Pacific NorthWest gardens.) To 1 gallon of water, add & … Continue reading