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How to Use Pesticides Safely

Reading a pesticide label prior to purchasing.

February is a month where we celebrate and acknowledge many things: Black History Month,...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Tags: disposal (2), February (1), garden (42), home (9), label (7), personal protective equipment (8), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), PPE (9), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Bug Bombs—Dangerous and Not Always Effective

Figure 1. Many brands of total release foggers or

Insecticide foggers, also known as total release foggers or “bug bombs” (Figure 1), are...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bed bug (1), Blecker (2), cockroaches (11), fogger (2), home (9), insecticide (3), Messenger-Sikes (3), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Garden and Landscape Books On Sale

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Give the gift of knowledge this holiday season! Save up to 60% on select UC ANR gardening and...

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 3:24 PM
Tags: books (2), cards (2), garden (42), gardening (4), home (9), identification (5), landscape (50), pest (105), sale (2), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Holiday Tree Pests

Cooley spruce gall adelgids on needles of Douglas fir. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

If you're planning to get a holiday tree for your home, you may find unexpected guests have...

Posted on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: diseases (11), holiday (4), home (9), insects (18), landscape (50), pest (105), pine (3), tree (20), trees (14), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Spiders!

Adult yellow sac spider (Credit: R Vetter)

October is a perfect time to talk about spiders! People decorate for Halloween with scary images of...

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Tags: beneficial (15), bite (18), garden (42), home (9), IPM (63), landscape (50), natural enemies (14), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (280), Vetter (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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