Bennington-area viewers: Due to an antenna malfunction, Channel 46 in Bennington may experience a weak or lost signal over the next several days as we work to correct the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Growing A Greener World

Natural Pest Control - Discovering Eco-friendly So

Series Website »
Episode Guide »
Allentown, PA. As our society gradually turns to more eco-friendly practices, one solution for pest control has been with us since the beginning of time. Biological control, using natural predators and insects to keeps pests in check, is gaining ground as the eco-friendly method of choice. But beyond the prolific and popular lady beetle, lies a host of not-so-well known insects and products that are surprisingly efficient at keeping pest populations in check. This episode looks at finding and promoting natural predators in the garden and also discusses incorporating natural bacteria and plant derivatives when a bug problem gets out of hand. Nothing beats the taste of fresh picked corn and Chef Nathan shows us how to use that corn to perfection in the kitchen.



Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Growing A Greener World" here.

Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

Sign up for the Vermont PBS Weekly

Our weekly email newsletter highlighting upcoming shows and important station news. Sign up today!

American Graduate - Vermont Champions

In conjunction with the American Graduate initiative, Vermont PBS produced these profiles of some Vermont Champions – Vermont students and educators who are making a difference.

Spooky Saturday Oct 31 at our studio!

Join Vermont PBS and Daniel Tiger a family-friendly Halloween party for kids grade 5 and under!

Vermont PBS Travels on Tumblr

Follow us on Tumblr for fun photos and stories from our crew as they travel outside the station for various events and filiming on location!


Vermont PBS donors talk about why they love and support us!

Vermont PBS PLUS!

Learn about our second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

Lifelong Learning

Upcoming and featured!

People talk about Vermont PBS!

Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2015 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn