Organic Horticulturist Steven Zien will give a 45 minute presentation entitled, "Foliar Feeding - A Valuable Yet Seldom Used Took in the IPM Arsenal." Foliar feeding has numerous benefits to the IPM practitioner including a scouting tool, providing nutrient insurance and if mixed properly can have pesticidal qualities. Steve is just one of several speakers discussing alternative pest management methods and reducing pesticide use at this all day educational opportunity sponsored by the Pesticide Applicators Professional Association. The event is being held at the Carmichael Elks Lodge, 5631 Cypress Ave. Carmichael, California.
May 15, 2011:
Organic Horticulturist Steven Zien will be a guest on Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows from 9 to 10 a.m. on 1530 KFBK and from 10 a.m. to noon on 650 KSTE discussing organic horticulture and other gardening topics.
May 22, 2011, 10am-4pm:
Organic Horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will have an educational booth at A Day on the Farm, at Soil Born Farms, 2140 Chase Dr, Rancho Cordova, California.
Steve will be answering your gardening questions and solving your garden problems organically, as well as discussing the benefits of soil testing, organic gardening products available locally and other related topics.
In the morning Steve will be conducting an informative demonstration on foliar feeding while explaining its many benefits that include healthy, pest resistant plants.
August 6, 2011, 8am-2pm:
Organic Horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will have an educational booth at Harvest Day, at Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, California.
Steve will be answering your gardening questions and solving your garden problems organically, as well as discussing the benefits of soil testing, organic gardening products available locally and other related topics. One of Sacramento's best horticultural events it includes numerous speakers, demonstrations, educational booths, tours of various demonstration gardens and sampling of fruit, grapes and vegetables.
Steven Zien’s Living Resources Company (www.organiclandscape.com) has been providing organic solutions and horticultural services to residents of the greater Sacramento area since 1977.
Best known as Sacramento’s Organic Advocate, Steve is a frequent guest on local garden radio shows and promotes organic methods in landscapes and gardens. He wrote an organic garden column in the Sacramento Bee for 20 years, served for 10 years as the Integrated Pest Management Specialist for the California State Fair and has taught courses on organic horticulture at American River College and University of California, Davis. His environmental leadership has been recognized locally and statewide with numerous awards including Sacramento County’s “Pollution Prevention Award” and California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation’s “IPM Innovator Award.”