Please note: The Managing Pests in Your Yard and Garden class scheduled for Saturday, July 13 at For Garden’s Sake nursery in Durham has been cancelled.
This class would have covered Integrated Pest Management (IPM) an approach that uses knowledge about pests and their life cycles, cultural practices, nonchemical methods, and pesticides to manage pest problems.
Learn about IPM from these NC State Extension resources:
Chapter 8 of the Extension Master Gardener Handbook: https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/extension-gardener-handbook/8-integrated-pest-management-ipm
This article from TurfFiles is about insects and other pests you may encounter in caring for your lawn. Scroll to the bottom of its page and you’ll see links to fact sheets on 30 different insects commonly found in lawn and gardens. The fact sheets include pictures to aid in identification. https://www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/insects/