Cal Expo - Sacramento
APRIL 2 – 5, 2020

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“Building the Good Bug Hotel: The best plants to attract beneficial insects and pollinators to your garden”

Sunday, March 24 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Edible Gardening, Bees & Pollinators, Garden & Landscape Design

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This talk is not only a primer on the plants that the beneficials need for food and shelter, but also how to recognize them in all their life stages. Did you know that an immature ladybug looks like an alligator wearing a San Francisco Giants warmup jacket? Many gardeners accidentally kill the good bugs in their earlier stages of life, mistaking them for pests. This talk will show you what the young beneficials look like before they become adults.