Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: August 19, 2011 from 12pm to 1pm
Location: Bulkhead Urban Agriculture Lab, Olympic Village adjacent to Habitat Island
Website or Map: http://www.grow-urbanagricult…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: olympic, village, demonstration, free, to, the, public
Organized By: Holly Schmidt
Latest Activity: Aug 16, 2011
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.