DATE: Thursday, October 22, 2015
LOCATION: Lurvey Supply, Desplaines, IL> MAP >
Bonfire, Beer, Burgers, and Annual Member Meeting.
"Inside Grower" e-newsletter reports that the tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta), a tiny but highly destructive moth, has moved through the fields and greenhouses of Europe, Africa and most recently Asia, bringing with it crop losses and high pest management costs. But for U.S. interests, the more worrisome movement of the insect, which is native to Latin America, is its establishment in both Panama and Costa Rica. Its northward progress has U.S. officials, researchers and growers on guard. To view a video about what leaf miner is and how to recognize it, click HERE. We need to be ready with sustainable solutions here! .. MORE >
The American Society of Landscape Architects will hold its annual Expo and Conference November 5-9, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago. To preview the event, the upcoming November issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine will be full of news about the Chicago area and recent landscape architecture projects here. If you don't get the magazine, you'll be able to check it out and subscribe HERE. .. MORE >
Ball Publishing has recently launched New Terrain, an e-newsletter and website (www.newterrain.us) about functional plants and functional landscapes in urban and developed spaces. Written by Debbie Hamrick, it covers issues and initiatives in creating sustainable land worldwide. .. MORE >