The South Apapalayan Plant Association’s program helps “connect the dots”

Presented by Joy Moore

Horticulture Instructor and Ohio State University Department of Anthropology and Extension Specialist Joe Bogs Wednesday afternoon, September 15 Connect 7 points – Connect the points – Plant composition, pollen and pest management.

Free zoom presentation is sponsored by the South Spalachian Plant Association.

Visit the SAPS website at before noon Wednesday to register.

Prevention of plant pollen is usually considered a matter of pest control. However, the number of flowering plants has decreased. How do you translate the number of plant pests? How does pollen itself play an important role in reducing the need for pesticides?

The presentation depicts the overlapping link between pollen and nectar and parades by unsung insect heroes.

Bogs has more than 29 years of experience in tree and shrub research and pest management. He served as a state specialist. It offers an average of more than 100 presentations per year, including a recent presentation to the Permanent Planting Association.

He has published articles in a number of trade journals, including Landsculptor (Michigan Green Industry Association), Bukye Arborist (Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association) and “Canadian Landscaping”. He is a co-director of the Ohio State University Bukye Environmental Garden Team and a frequent contributor to the Bukye Yard and Garden Line blog. His weekly radio program, The Buggy Joe Boggs Report, airs from April to October on Saturday mornings, “In the Garden with Ron Wilson” (iHeartRadio: WKRC, Cincinnati; News Radio 610 WTVN, Columbus). The Cincinnati show has been aired for 34 radio stations in 12 states.

The Southern Appalachian Plant Association is a regional non-profit educational organization designed to provide learning opportunities in plants and horticulture through programs, projects and member interactions. SAPS membership is open to gardeners, beginners and professionals alike. Visit the website to learn more.


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