Tickets are on sale for the 2023 Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Yard & Garden Virtual Lecture Series. The lectures are offered in a live webinar format, and will run on six Saturday mornings: February 11 and 25, and March 4, 11, 18, and 25.
The lecture on March 18 is “Attracting Beneficial Insects”
Susan Mulvihill is the author of The Vegetable Garden Pest Handbook and The Vegetable Garden Problem Solver Handbook, and co-author of The Northwest Gardener’s Handbook. She is the long-time Sunday garden columnist for The Spokesman-Review newspaper in Spokane, and an emeritus Spokane County Master Gardener. Susan will reveal that there are far more beneficial insects than damaging ones in our environment. She’ll introduce viewers to some of the most beneficial insects to have in the garden — if they’re not there already. Gardeners will leave the talk knowing practical ways for putting out the welcome mat to encourage more beneficials to help out.