TOOLKIT- WHAT'S NEW FOR MGs : Important Links

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:52 -- Admin
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

PLANT LEGEND BY BLOOM TIME
Resources | November 16, 2017
in Thompson Shuswap
TSMG Strategic Plan
Resources | October 31, 2017
in Thompson Shuswap
Garden Layers - Mycorrhizas, Mushrooms and Plants
News | October 17, 2017
in Vancouver Island (VIMGA)
A QUICK PRIMER ON MULCH Gardener's Best Friend
Articles | September 22, 2017
in MGABC

Community Events

November 20, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Metchosin Garden Club
November 21, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
VHS Hardy Plant Group
November 22, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Sooke Garden Club
November 22, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
View Royal Garden Club
November 23, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Chrysanthemum Society
November 25, 2017
Education | Victoria
Wreath Making and Holiday Containers
November 27, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Orchid Society
November 28, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Mill Bay Garden Club
November 29, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Cactus & Succulent Society
December 01, 2017
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society