Marigolds and Pests: green tips for your spring garden

Warm weather is here!  Are you getting ready to plant your spring garden?

I just sat in on the Master Gardeners' presentation on Spring Veggies and learned more about what kinds of seeds to plant, what to do to my soil, and how to care for my seedlings. Did you know that marigolds naturally deter pests from your garden? Pick up some marigold seedsopens a new window at your local library!

Want to find out more about pest management techniques? All gardens have insects, but not all insects need to be eradicated. Learn how to deal with insects in your garden in an economical and ecologically sensitive way by visiting a free event at the Library. Representatives from the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension will go into more detail during pest management programsopens a new window throughout the month of April at several different libraries.