Aphids, slugs, whitefly, cabbage moth, earwigs and snails… they’re the bane of many a gardener. The more Duncan learns about gardening, the more he comes to appreciate the importance of “bugs”. By understanding the basis of pest-predator interactions, you too will become an advocate for “Do-Nothing Gardening”. Learn how to enhance your garden to ensure you maintain a healthy ecosystem full of the right type of “bugs”.  We’ll also discuss a few strategies to try on particular severe outbreaks before resorting to sprays and pesticides. Come away from this session in gardening ecology with a more relaxed approach to your gardening.

Duncan Cocking operates Leaf, Root & Fruit Gardening Services. He is passionate about reducing the human impact on the environment and actively promotes a sustainable approach to living and sourcing of food.

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Sun 11 / Feb 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


In the Garden
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

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