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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 (29), IPM (57), landscape (31), pest (74), pest management (21), Pest Notes (64), UC IPM (202), weeds (21), Wilen (12)

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (40), disease (32), garden (29), heat (1), IPM (57), management (30), pest management (21), Pest Notes (64), pests (57), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (202), weeds (21)

New! Pocket-Sized Guide for Vegetable Pests

Vegetable Pest ID Cards.

While working outside, gardeners and farmers may discover pest problems they need to answer...

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: backyard (2), crops (1), farms (1), Flint (4), fruit (5), garden (29), melon (1), pest (74), pest management (21), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (1), Sutherland (9), UC IPM (202), vegetable (2), Windbiel-Rojas (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Rat Management in School and Community Gardens

Rat. (Credit: Niamh Quinn)

It is important for food-safety reasons to manage rats in school and community gardens. Rats and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Tags: diseases (8), garden (29), management (30), Quinn (11), rats (8), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (202), wildlife (7)

Summer Spider Sightings

Adult flower or crab spider. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

When you see spiders in your garden, you may wonder if they can hurt you or your pets. The good...

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Tags: black widow (3), control (40), crab (1), garden (29), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (74), poisonous (1), spider (9), UC IPM (202), weaver (1), webs (1), wolf (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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