UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
University of California
UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Pests in the Urban Landscape

Brown Recluse Spiders? Not in California!

Adult brown recluse spider, <i>Loxosceles reclusa</i>. (Credit: R Vetter)

If you were to ask an audience of more than a few people if they or anyone they know has ever seen...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM
Tags: bite (9), brown recluse (2), california (26), pest management (16), spider (9), UC IPM (187)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Gardening books on sale!

Vegetable Pest Identification cards

Spring is here and so are the pests. The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 12:32 PM
Tags: books (1), garden (26), gardening (3), home (3), identification (4), landscape (25), pest (73), UC IPM (187), wildlife (7)

Bees on the Baseball Field

Sign for fans. (Photographer unknown)

It's not often that we get to mix baseball and pests in our blog, but today we learned that the San...

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 9:48 PM
Tags: bees (4), Cincinnati (1), control (35), delay (1), Giants (1), MLB (1), pesticides (21), Reds (1), swarm (1), UC IPM (187)

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (28), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (53), management (25), pest (73), pest management (16), Pest Notes (57), pests (51), traps (5), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (187), yellowjackets (4)

It's a Trap!

1.

In honor of May the 4th, the Star Wars fans here at the UC IPM Program thought we'd have some fun...

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Tags: control (35), garden (26), IPM (53), management (25), pest (73), traps (5), uc ipm (187)

Next 5 stories | Last story

 
E-mail
 
Webmaster Email: webmaster-mgsantaclara@ucanr.edu