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Henderson County
Landscape IPM Management Project



Wheel Bug, a beneficial insect.

Educating homeowners on proper pesticide use and handling, as well as alternative management practices for creating sustainable landscapes, was the focus of Home Landscape Programs in Henderson County in 2000. Information presented included

  • developing a lawn management calendar,
  • controlling landscape insects pests using plant phenological indicators for targeting sprays,
  • dealing with problem soils, and
  • calibrating lawn spreaders.
The programs were attended by 95 people where 3/4 said they were planning to implement a new technique or management practice based on the information presented.

 

For additional information on this project contact:

Thomas Brass
Henderson County Extension Agent for Horticulture
3341 Hwy 351 East
Henderson, KY 42420-9202
tbrass@uky.edu


Kentucky IPM

Original document: 26 January 2001
Last updated: 26 January 2001


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