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Scale Control: Crape Myrtle, Holly and More

March 3 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am EST

Scale insects are among the most injurious and most common insect pests in our landscape. Join Kirsten Conrad, Extension Agent for Arlington County and City of Alexandria, to learn about these sap sucking insects, their particular host plants, their life cycles, and optimal timing and methods for controlling them. Find out how you can work with and encourage natural predators to keep your landscape plants healthy and free of these pests. 

Please proofread your email address when registering!

If you can’t join us for a live online presentation, video recordings of the sessions are posted to the Master Gardener Virtual Classroom.

After you RSVP,

  • You will receive an immediate email confirmation.
    make sure to check your SPAM folder.
  • You will receive an additional email with the Zoom link & password and any additional materials 12 hours prior to the class.

Registration closes the day before the event begins at 8 p.m.

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify Octavia Walker, Unit Administrator at (703) 228 6400 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

Soft scale adults & immature crawlers
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