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Posts Tagged: drought

Hot Weather Tips for the Summer Garden

Most Californians don't have a desert landscape designed to withstand the limited water and high temps like the desert garden display at the UC Santa Cruz botanical garden. (Credit: Lauren Snowden)

This week much of California is under a heat advisory or excessive heat warning, with high...

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: drought (8), gardening (1), Master Gardener Program (1), UC IPM (6), Womack (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Landscape Tree Damage: It's Not Always a Pest Issue

Fig 1. Limb dieback and sparse canopy of overwatered olive trees around which turf was planted. Unirrigated trees in the background are healthy. (Photo: L. R. Costello, UCCE)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Most disorders...

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: abiotic (1), damage (1), diseases (2), disorders (1), drought (8), Green Bulletin (1), Hartin (1), heat stress (1), landscape (2), mechanical injury (1), trees (2), UC IPM (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Pine Tree Pests

Round swellings on pine terminals infected by western gall rust. (Arthur H. McCain)

This time of year, deciduous trees go dormant, and evergreen trees such as pine are more visible in...

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:29 PM
Tags: diseases (2), drought (8), environmental disorders (1), insects (1), mortality (1), pests (1), pine (2), tree (3), UC IPM (6)

Sudden Oak Death Moving to Urban Areas; 3 Steps to Protect Oaks

Doug Schmidt, standing, and Matteo Garbeletto examine a bay laurel on the UC Berkeley campus.

Drought is decreasing but not defeating the pathogen that causes sudden oak death, according to a...

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 10:04 PM

California drought may be causing shifts in pest behavior

Male and female adult oriental cockroaches [UC IPM]

This summer, the media frequently reported an increase in the density of pests in the home and...

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:54 AM

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