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Posts Tagged: Weeds

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 (37), disease (30), garden (27), heat (1), IPM (54), management (27), pest management (20), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (191), weeds (19)

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 (27), IPM (54), landscape (25), pest (74), pest management (20), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (191), weeds (19), Wilen (11)

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 (37), herbicide (5), IPM (54), landscape (25), manage (2), management (27), nonchemical (2), pest (74), plants (9), UC IPM (191), weeds (19), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (37), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (5), management (27), Pest Notes (58), Roncoroni (2), weeds (19)
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

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