31 July 2018
Date(s) - 31 July 2018
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
How do I plant a native insectary to provide habitat and nectar for beneficial insects?
What have we learnt from our monitoring at the demonstration sites?
- What plants are growing well?
- Matching flowering times with the presence of beneficial insects
- What have we observed with the insect monitoring?
- Linda Thomson – Melbourne University
Enhancing beneficial insect diversity and abundance in horticulture and demonstration site monitoring
- Karen Thomas – PPWCMA
Demonstration site planting design options and interpretation of data
Followed by a farm walk at Strawberry Springs 35 McNamaras Rd, Millgrove. Coach transport provided. Approx 1:00pm departure and 3pm return.
Free event but bookings are essential for catering purposes! Lunch provided.