When: Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 7:30 – 8:30 PM AEST
Learn how to control and eradicate Queensland fruit fly in your garden using safe, effective and environmentally friendly methods.
Queensland fruit fly is one of the most damaging pests of fruit, vegetables and berries in Australian gardens, affecting Queensland, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, and Victoria.
In this workshop you will learn about the best ways to control this pest, how to achieve the best control outcomes using a strategic integrated pest management (IPM) approach, which products to use, as well as when and how to use them.
You will also learn how to make your own traps and attractant baits that only take a few minutes to prepare, and cost next to nothing! Queensland fruit fly control doesn’t have to be expensive.
Now is the time to get all your control measures ready before the emergence of Queensland fruit fly in spring! In this comprehensive workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to effectively control and eradicate this destructive pest, so you can enjoy the produce from your garden this summer.
Participants will be provided with detailed handouts/notes for the workshop.
There will be a 15-minute questions & answers session at the end of the workshop. Participants are also encouraged to ask questions that are on-topic during the workshop to create a more interactive learning environment.
What makes us different, apart from our ecological approach to gardening, is the way we teach. We not only explain how to do things, but we also explain why, because adults learn better when they know the reasons they’re doing what they’re doing!
About the presenter
Angelo Eliades is presenter, trainer and writer in the areas of sustainable gardening and permaculture. He has a biomedical science background, has worked as a horticulturist in the garden nursery industry and as a sustainable gardening trainer over the last ten years, writes for a major Australian gardening magazine, has a demonstration food forest garden in Melbourne’s inner suburbs, and runs the educational website Deep Green Permaculture – https://deepgreenpermaculture.com
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