Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott – Author, “The Informed Gardener” & WSU Horticulture instructor
Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott has a Ph.D. in Horticulture from Oregon State University and is an ISA certified arborist. She is WSU’s Extension Urban Horticulturist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Horticulture. She is the author of three books: the horticultural myth-busting The Informed Gardener (2008, University of Washington Press) and The Informed Gardener Blooms Again (UW Press, 2010) and Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens: good science – practical application, (GFG Publishing, 2009.), a comprehensive approach to the science behind urban horticulture and arboriculture. She and three other academic colleagues host “The Garden Professors” blog, through which they educate and entertain an international audience.
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Gardening 101: Sustainable Solutions
Natural Pesticides that Actually Work
Sunday, Feb 24 at 11:30 am / Rainier Room
Lots of books and websites claim to have “miracle” cures for garden pests and diseases, but which ones actually work? This seminar will present science-based information on legal, natural, easy to acquire products with verifiable effectiveness. We’ll also discuss the numerous products that are ineffective, dangerous, and/or illegal to use in Washington State. Handouts containing the text of the talk will be provided.
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