His topic was Fruit Fly Management.
Fruit fly have become a pest in Benalla in recent years, although they can't be eradicated they can be managed. Bruce spoke about:
Why manage fruit in our back yard .
Know your enemy
Life cycle of Fruit Fly (about 4 weeks) .
Options for our home garden:
- Spraying -
- Exclusion (netting fruit & vegetables)
The key message was - Don't give up - we CAN enjoy fruit fly free fruit and vegies.
Our July speaker will be Diana from RACV with the topic Lifestyle - Personal & Home Safety and will be covering:
- Everyday security tips
- Outdoor home security advice
- When you go away.