UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
University of California
UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Posts Tagged: damage

Lawn Problems: Diseases Are Not Always To Blame

Figure 1. A healthy backyard lawn. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Your customers want their lawns to be beautiful and functional (Figure 1) but dead patches or other...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: abiotic (6), damage (17), disease (43), irrigation (4), lawn (10), lawns (6), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Carpet Beetles in the Home

Adult varied carpet beetle on a flower. (Credit: DH Choe)

Like many, you have probably been doing extra cleaning around the house lately. Have you been...

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: carpet beetles (5), damage (17), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), home (4), pest management (57), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures with Microwave Technology

Figure 1: Western drywood termite (<i>Incisitermes minor</i>) immatures. (Credit: S. Taravati)

Western drywood termites (Incisitermes minor, Figure 1) are an important pest of structural wood in...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: control (54), damage (17), household (7), indoor pests (5), pest (100), Taravati (3), termites (10), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Oh Deer!

Mule deer (Credit: WP Gorenzel)

The sight of deer in the wild can be delightful but when these animals invade your garden,...

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: damage (17), deer (2), exclusion (6), garden (38), landscape (46), pest (100), pest management (57), Pest Notes (90), Timm (2), UC IPM (263), vertebrate (3), wildlife (10)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Got Gophers?

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Gophers are well-known and certainly unwelcome pests in landscapes, gardens, lawns, and athletic...

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]
Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 8:58 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), damage (17), eating (1), garden (38), gophers (6), landscape (46), lawn (10), mound (2), Pest Notes (90), pests (62), pocket gophers (1), rodent (9), turf (7), UC IPM (263), vegetables (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Next 5 stories | Last story

 
E-mail
 
Webmaster Email: webmaster-mgsantaclara@ucanr.edu