Learn Valuable ID Skills for Plants/Weeds/Insects
Date: May 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Lyngso Garden Materials
Sponsor: Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco
Learn to identify a sampling of local Bay Area plants, weeds and bugs. Find out which are good and bad bugs, how some bugs are beneficial to your garden, and which are culprits and how they interact.
Also learn whether a weed is good, bad, noxious and/or invasive, and learn to identify plants by genus/species using a dichotomous key.
Co-Presenter UC Master Gardener Terry Messinger: Terry’s primary project/interest is training newly UC-certified Master Gardeners on staffing the UC Master Gardener Program of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties' helpline to solve incoming queries about the home garden. In addition, she staffs the information booths at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show and the San Mateo County Fair. Terry has been a docent for plant ID at garden tours and the San Mateo Arboretum tour, and co-teaches a winter rose pruning clinic in Burlingame.
Co-Presenter UC Master Gardener Alan Ernat: Alan has a degree from UCSC in Biogeography which has given him in-depth knowledge of the earth’s history and possibilities for the future environment. He is actively involved with the UC Master Gardener Program, and works as a private garden consultant.
This presentation is FREE but registration is required.
Space fills up quickly!
Registration will be available 3-4 weeks prior to the event.
Directions: Highway 101, Holly Street exit, Redwood Shores exit, left at Shoreway Road (stop light). The Lyngso first driveway is the entry for trucks, the second driveway is for outgoing vehicles, and the third driveway is the customer parking lot. After you enter the sales office, the classroom is to your right at the end of the hallway.