Pest and disease management

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Pest and disease management

This course will introduce you to a range of techniques for preventing and controlling pests and diseases in your garden and allotment. Choosing the right varieites, how and when to plant and keeping good hygiene, will all contribute to a healthy growing area.

We will ensure that you learn to recognise some of the most important pests and diseases in vegetable and fruit crops and the best barriers, traps and natural predators help to keep slugs and aphids at bay. At the end of the course we will help you to draw up a strategy that works best for your garden.

What we will cover:
  • The principles of organic pest and disease management
  • Techniques available to manage pest and diseases in organic systems
  • Identifying some of the most common pests and diseases in vegetables and fruit crops and how to manage them
  • The various biological and natural control measures available
 
Course level: Beginners to intermediate

What you need to bring: Sensible shoes and outdoor wear
 
Booking a place: 

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please contact us for more information and to reserve a place. Alternatively, book a place or register your interest online.

This course is not suitable for children under the age of 16. Details of this course are subject to change.

Cost [member]: 
£51.00
Cost [non member]: 
£60.00
Contact Phone: 
024 7630 3517