Learn to manage fruit tree pests

Snohomish Library
311 Maple Ave., Snohomish, WA
May 10, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Snohomish County Fruit Society is holding a meeting from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the Snohomish Library for a presentation on “Managing Pests in Fruit Trees” with Ingela Wanerstrand.

Learn how to prevent and manage common fruit tree pests and diseases – including codling moth, apple maggot fly, scab and fungal diseases – without toxic chemicals. There will be hands-on demonstrations of some pest management techniques, such as installing maggot barriers.

Ingela Wanerstrand is a member of the Seattle Tree Fruit Society and owner of Green Darner Garden Design, specializing in edible garden design. She has many years’ experience teaching urban pest management.

The NEW Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is the newest chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) www.wcfs.org. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited. For further information, call 425-398-5544.

The Snohomish Library is at 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish.