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Webinar: Garden Allies – The Art and Science of Conservation Biological Control

Conservation biological control is the practice of designing and managing habitat that supports beneficial insects that regulate pests, while reducing or even eliminating the need for pesticides in landscapes. While many of the same flowering plants that attract pollinating bees also attract insects that attack common pests, effective conservation biological control requires a holistic approach to design that includes far more than simply growing the right flowers.

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Free Webinar: Knowing the “Enemy”: Practical Solutions for Deer and Other Pests

Barbara Hobens will focus her presentation on facts about deer and other animals that cause gardeners dismay, and offer some practical design solutions. In addition to identifying the “enemy” and their patterns of behavior, Ms. Hobens hopes to also encourage the audience to understand the importance of welcoming wildlife into other areas of their property.

Barbara Hobens of Hudson Highlands Garden Design is an edible and ornamental property designer with a focus on nature-scaping and forest-scaping gardening for and with wildlife in mind.

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