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School Garden Problem Solving

IPM, Plant Disease, and Help


Tree Collards falling over


This page will discuss problem solving in the School Garden, from pests and plant diseases to barriers in funding and volunteers. If you do not find what you're looking for here, please email the Alameda County Master Gardener Help Desk at  acmg@ucanr.edu or by submitting this form:ASK THE HELP DESK!

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. IPM can be used to manage all kinds of pests anywhere–in urban, agricultural, and wildland or natural areas. 

Diagnosing Plant Disease