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Dealing with Pests
Insects in the Garden

Learn to distinguish between the beneficial bugs you want in your garden and destructive garden pests. An avid gardener since age 12, instructor Mark Ragland has a great deal of experience and expertise to share regarding these creepy crawlies. Spend a summer evening with Mark in this virtual class as he discusses how to keep the insects you want in your garden and discourage the ones you don’t.

Online class conducted via Zoom

Register Member $20

Register Non-Member $24

Thursday, July 29, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Insects and Pests in the GardenThis in a live online class via Zoom.

GES: HL, 1, elective*

This class offers 1 hours of elective credit toward the Garden Education Series: Gardening and Garden Design Certificate.







Meet the Instructor

Mark Ragland is past chairman of the Virginia Commonwealth Unit of the Herb Society of America, an avid photographer, lifelong traveler and self-proclaimed foodie. Gardening since age 12, the gardens at his home in southern Virginia were featured on PBS and in Country Gardens. He presents regularly across Virginia on such topics as herbs, vegetables, garden design, photography and tea.