Integrated Pest Management Advocate Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Home Depot Florin Raod 4641 Florin Road, Sacramento, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and leave with what you need to do the job right!
June 4, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien with Living Resources Company will will be a guest on Farmer Fred's radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing organic horticulture and attracting beneficial insects. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Steve and Fred will be discussing how to battle the pests of spring and summer using organic methods. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.
June 8, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate and EcoLandscaper Steven Zien will teach "Integrated Pest Management II: An Advanced Perspective." The class will be held at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capital Ave. West Sacramento, California. This evening seminar goes beyond the basics to discuss pest identification, key strategies to prevent pests, and management options from cultural controls to pesticides. This seminar focuses on Holistic Pest Management, which acknowledges that plants and their pests function in an ecological system. You will learn how to keep the ecosystem balance so pest do not become a problem; and to address intolerable pest problems with effective, environmentally-friendly management strategies. The fee is only $55 ($45 for EcoLandscape California members) and in addition to the class attendees will receive the publication "Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd edition" (a $37 value) as well as a 20X magnifying hand lens with LED lights for identifying those pesky pests. For information and to register go to the EcoLandsacpe California website. Here are a few reviews from the first offering:
"Extremely knowledgeable...added some good humor to a somewhat dry subject.""Steve is very engaging...I found the 3.5 hours to go by quickly."
"He offers his knowledge and expertise to individuals in an easy-to-understand manner."
"I appreciate his professional experience and tips."
"Very comprehensive, great examples." Space is limited so sign up today to insure your spot.
June 11, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Emigh Hardware 3555 El Camino Ave, Sacramento California. Get your pest and garden problems solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn safe methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!