Insects in the garden with Denis Crawford - Online

Next date: Thursday, 18 November 2021 | 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM

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Insects play an extremely important role in maintaining the health of our environment, but how can you tell if an insect is beneficial or a pest, and how can we attract more beneficial insects to the garden?

This webinar with Denis Crawford is brought to you by Edendale and is part of the Home Harvest program. The webinar will cover:

  • the importance of insects in gardens
  • why do we have pests?
  • how do you know if an insect is a pest, or beneficial or benign?
  • attracting the beneficial insects & deterring the pests
  • the decline of insects. What does it mean?
  • creating habitats for insects in the garden

Proudly brought to you as part of Nillumbik Shire Council’s annual Spring Outdoors program in conjunction with Manningham and Banyule councils.

Denis Crawford

Denis Crawford has studied, photographed, and written about insects for several decades. He is the author of Garden Pests, Diseases & Good Bugs and co-author of Backyard Insects. Denis also writes a blog - one minute bugs - which contains short written pieces about insects as well as occasional videos. You can hear Denis talking about insects on his gardening show on ABC Statewide Drive in Victoria with Nicole Chvastek every second Thursday at about 3:30pm.

What you will learn

  • the importance of insect in our gardens
  • how to attract more beneficial bugs into the garden

What you will get

  • Inspiration and knowledge on how to build habitat for good bugs

What to bring

  • Nothing

What to wear

  • Webinar Casual

Appropriate for

  • Home gardeners, urban farmers, permaculture, nature lovers

If you have accessibility requirements please contact to discuss

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  • Thursday, 18 November 2021 | 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

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