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Easter Egg Hunt


Easter often brings to mind colorful eggs hiding in the landscape for children to find. At UC IPM,...

Posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:13 AM
Tags: beneficial (11), Easter (5), eggs (3), hunt (4), insect (8), pest (82), UC IPM (217)

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 (217)

Make Earth Day Every Day - Use IPM!

Gardens can be beautiful using IPM. [E. Zagory]

Every April, we celebrate Earth Day and think about ways we can help make our planet healthier. One...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM
Tags: April (1), beneficial (11), Earth Day (2), environment (3), health. (1), integrated pest management (8), IPM (59), pesticides (27), pests (58), science (1), UC IPM (217)

Don't Be Alarmed by Large Beneficial Bees

Female carpenter bee. [J.K.Clark]

If you see large black or golden-brown bees flying in your garden or landscape, don't be alarmed!...

Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 2:18 PM
Tags: beneficial (11), building (3), bumble (1), carpenter bee (2), damage (14), golden (1), pollinator (5), structures (3), UCIPM (67), wood (2)

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 (217)

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