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How to Prevent Weeds in Landscapes

Mixed planting of woody and herbaceous perennials. (Credit: Petr Kosina, UCIPM)

[Originally published as "Managing Weeds in Landscapes" published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (30), IPM (58), landscape (33), pest (78), pest management (27), Pest Notes (69), UC IPM (209), weeds (22), Wilen (12)

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (41), herbicide (7), IPM (58), landscape (33), manage (2), management (30), nonchemical (2), pest (78), plants (9), UC IPM (209), weeds (22), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

Nutgrass Can Drive You Nuts

Mature yellow nutsedge plant. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Nutgrass, also called nutsedge, could easily be one of the top 5 nuisance weeds gardeners deal with...

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
Tags: control (41), garden (30), landscape (33), nuisance (6), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (209), weeds (22), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (14), Flint (4), garden (30), landscape (33), Pest Notes (69), pests (57), plants (9), slugs (4), snails (4), UC IPM (209), vegetables (3), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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