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Posts Tagged: natural enemies

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home!

A lady beetle positions itself on a tropical milkweed leaf, poised for flight. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug!  Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fireAnd your children are gone. How many...

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:43 PM
Tags: beetle (10), IPM (59), lady bug (1), natural enemies (9), statewide (2)

Pollinator Week is June 19-25

Garden plants providing nectar and pollen for natural enemies and pollinators. (Photo: Ellen Zagory)

Ten years ago the U.S. Senate voted unanimously and created National Pollinator Week. This week...

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 6:22 AM
Tags: insectary (2), IPM (59), natural enemies (9), pesticides (27), pollinators (3), UC IPM (218)

Beneficial Predator Spotlight: Lacewings

Green lacewing life cycle. [J.K. Clark]

Last week, we discussed some common beneficial predators that help control pests on garden and...

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (11), garden (31), lacewing (1), landscape (35), natural enemies (9), pests (58), predator (3), UC IPM (218)

Protecting pollinators around the home and garden

Adult honey bee.

In observance of National Pollinator Week, we thought we'd share how you can manage pests around...

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 10:52 AM
Tags: bees (4), control (45), fly (3), honey bee (5), IPM (59), management (34), national (1), natural enemies (9), pest (82), pollinator (5), protect (4), protection (1), UC IPM (218), week (1), Windbiel (3)

Thankful for Beneficials

Jumping spider

Thanksgiving is a time to gather together with family and friends. The occasion is usually centered...

Adult syrphid fly.
Adult syrphid fly.

Adult syrphid fly.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 2:03 PM
Tags: beneficial (11), insects (14), lady beetle (2), mites (1), natural enemies (9), predator (3), spiders (3), thankful (1), UC IPM (218)

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