TOOLKIT- WHAT'S NEW FOR MGs : Important Links

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Resources
Education

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
  • Japanese Beetle Found in False Creek in 2017! please see under NEWS on the homepage
  • 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

Dig Into Spring: VIMGA Spring Education Day
Articles | February 01, 2018
in Vancouver Island (VIMGA)
SPRING AFFAIR March 25, 2018 - registration is open!
News | January 25, 2018
in Vancouver , in MGABC
PEST ALERT: Japanese Beetle found in False Creek
News | January 16, 2018
in MGABC
HAIRY BELLY BEES/ Megachile fidelis
News | January 12, 2018
in Thompson Shuswap

Community Events

February 24, 2018
Market | Vancouver
Seedy Saturday brought to you by Vancouver MGs
February 24, 2018
Market | Vancouver Island (VIMGA)
Tofino West Coast Seedy Saturday
February 24, 2018
Market | Victoria
Sooke Seedy Satruday
February 26, 2018
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Orchid Society
February 27, 2018
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Mill Bay Garden Club
February 28, 2018
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Cactus & Succulent Society
February 28, 2018
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Esquimalt Garden Club
February 28, 2018
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Sooke Garden Club
March 01, 2018
Garden Club Meeting | Victoria
Victoria Dahlia Society
March 03, 2018
Market | Vancouver Island (VIMGA)
Comox Valley Seedy Saturday