Effective Earth Friendly Pest Control
Throughout this course, you'll develop a customized Action Plan for dealing with insect pest that are living in your backyard. This Action Plan will help you determine what insects call your yard or garden home, if they're actually causing harm, and how and when to take action.
Plus, you'll learn that there are lots of alternatives to pesticides that can lead to long-term benefits for you, your garden, and the animals that share our outdoor space. We'll also cover:
instances when you might want to consider chemical control
least-toxic control options
how to tell the "good bugs" from the "bad bugs"
using beneficial insects (aka the good bugs) to help control the pests
What are the requirements?
A willingness to go outside and look at bugs is the only requirement for this course!
What am I going to get from this course?
Solve insect pest issues in your yard or garden using earth friendly control methods
Create a customized action plan that will help you effectively deal with insect pests
Identify insects that are present in your yard or garden
Understand that some insects are "good guys" and encourage these insects into your yard or garden
What is the target audience?
This course is meant for gardeners and homeowners who are concerned about controlling insect pests in a more earth friendly manner.
This course isn't for anyone looking for in-depth knowledge on pesticides, which are covered in this course as only part of an overall control system.