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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 (1), control (27), crab (1), garden (5), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (5), poisonous (1), spider (1), UC IPM (20), weaver (1), webs (1), wolf (1)
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 (27), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (1), management (8), Pest Notes (4), Roncoroni (2), weeds (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (27), garden (5), landscape (5), nuisance (1), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (20), weeds (4), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What Made That Mound - a Gopher or a Mole?

Fig 1. The margin of a mole mound tends to be circular. (Credit: Larry A. Strand)

Finding freshly dug mounds of soil in the garden, lawn, or landscape might be a sign of gophers or...

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 2:43 PM
Tags: control (27), damage (1), gopher (1), integrated pest management (2), mole (1), monitoring (1), mound (1), Pest Notes (4), UC IPM (20)

Dandelions in the Landscape

Flowering dandelion. (Photo: Gerald and Buff Corsi)

Dandelions are broadleaf plants easily recognizable by their bright yellow flower and puffball of...

Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 9:40 PM
Tags: control (27), Dandelion (2), landscape (5), lawn (1), puffball (1), Roncoroni (2), turf (2), UC IPM (20), weed (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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