TOOLKIT- WHAT'S NEW FOR MGs : Important Links

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Resources

Diseases

  • Impatiens Downy Mildew Fungus :  This disease was found in BC, summer 2013- more info here
  • Info on the pathogen and other info  here
  • BOXWOOD BLIGHT FOUND IN BC here
  • List of susceptable cultivars here
  • Pests of specific crops info here

Invasive Weed alerts:

Invasive Species Council Plantwise Info here

Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver http://www.iscmv.ca/

Pest Watch:

  • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - feeds on 80 Plant Species  (not in BC yet) here
  • Chafer Beetle info from City of Burnaby here  and District of North Vancouver here
  • Please note: the Chemical Control listed on the Ministry of Ag website is commonly known as Merit , a neonicotinoid - very dangerous for bees and other beneficials.
  • See also  Most Commonly Asked Clinic Questions page 6 of the PDF here
  • European Fire Ants Info here and  Fact Sheet here
  • Large Yellow Underwing Moth here Please refer to your West Coast Gardening Natural Weed and Disease Control Manual for more info on the LYUM
  • NUTRIA - a beaver like creature makes its way north Implications for BC
  • Swede Midge (Not present in BC)  here

FRUIT PESTS:

  • Spotted Wing Drosophila & Apple maggot here
  • Spring IPM for the Asian Fruit Fly ( SWD) here

Photo links companion to Linda Gilkeson's "Natural Insect Weed and Disease Control" here

Most Commonly Asked Clinic Questions

MGABC Provincial IPM Policy on Promoting Plant Health & Least Toxic Pesticides here

ATTRACTING POLLINATORS TO YOUR GARDEN here

NATURAL PEST MANAGEMENT here

MGABC FACT SHEETS here

Deer Resistant Plants here

More to read

Fire Smart Landscaping
Resources | July 12, 2017
in Victoria
Fire Smart Landscaping in Drought Interface Areas
Resources | July 12, 2017
in Vancouver
Beauty & the Blast ( Bud Blast )
Resources | June 23, 2017
in Vancouver
Master Gardener Program offered this fall at VIU
Articles | June 14, 2017
in Vancouver Island (VIMGA)
and the WINNER is: Cornus Canadensis (Bunchberry)
News | June 10, 2017
in MGABC , in Vancouver , in Okanagan , in Prince George , in Thompson Shuswap , in Vancouver Island (VIMGA) , in Victoria

Community Events

July 24, 2017
Other | Victoria
Garden Arts Camp
July 26, 2017
Other | Victoria
Picnic in the Garden
August 01, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society
August 03, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Dahlia Society
August 08, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Floral Artists
August 09, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Lily Society
August 21, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Metchosin Garden Club
September 01, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society
September 04, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Rhododendron Society
September 04, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Gordon Head Garden Club