From aphids and spider mites to whiteflies and nematodes, these pests can make gardening in south Florida a real challenge. Find out what different pest infestation symptoms look like and learn how to treat your plants using integrated pest management practices in your landscape. This lecture will discuss mechanical, biological, and organic methods used to control some of the more common and prolific pests found in both vegetable and ornamental gardens.
- Thursday, March 16
- 10:30 – 11:30am, FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium at Naples Botanical Garden
- $15 Members / $20 Non-Members
Greg Kramer has over twenty years of experience in the horticulture profession. Greg has worked for The Wildlife Conservation Society, The New York City Parks Department, Tavern on the Green, New York Restoration Project, and Bok Tower Gardens. Bok Tower Gardens marks the fifth Frederick Law Olmsted-designed public space Greg has worked in. Greg holds a bachelor’s in biology/botany from the University of Miami, master’s in environmental horticulture from the University of Florida, and will have completed his doctorate in plant medicine from the University of Florida in December of 2016.Greg is currently the Lake Region Chapter president of the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association.
Registration for Lifelong Learning programs can be completed in these ways:
- Register in person at the Chabraja Visitors Center
- For questions or to register by phone call 239.643.7275 during business hours
- Register by email LLL@naplesgarden.org during non-business hours by leaving contact information and the program(s) of interest and someone will return your call within 2 business days
Registration is complete when payment is received. Certain programs fill up quickly and we accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Register early to ensure your program is not cancelled due to low enrollment. If a cancellation is required a refund will be issued.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.