Libraries Host Online Gardening Program On Landscape Pests & Diseases

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online gardening program, “Controlling Landscape Pests & Diseases,” on Tuesday, September 21, beginning at 2:00 pm. Part 6 of the Texas AgriLife Extension Office’s Landscape Success series for homeowners, this program will be live-streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person.

Fort Bend County Master Gardeners will share tips on how to identify common garden pests, ways to prevent them from invading one’s yard, and options to control their numbers if an infestation occurs.

Learn about EPA Integrated Pest Management practices and how to set up pest- and disease-control measures for a healthier garden.

The next program in the Landscape Success series, “Fruit Trees in the Back Yard,” will take place on October 26.

The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required for the program so that a link to the Webex session can be emailed to all who register. To register online at the library’s website (, click on “Classes & Events,” select “Virtual Programs,” and find the program on the date indicated. Participants may also register by calling Fort Bend County Libraries’ Communications Office at 281-633-4734.