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Winter is Coming- IPM Tips for Yard and Garden

Oleander leaves with damage to leaves by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler as winter approaches. Sweater weather also means a...

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: abiotic (5), control (45), disease (36), garden (31), irrigation (2), landscape (35), management (34), mulch (4), pest (82), pest management (31), pruning (5), sanitation (3), seasonal (3), UC IPM (217), weeds (23), winter (8)
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 (14), deer (2), exclusion (5), garden (31), landscape (35), pest (82), pest management (31), Pest Notes (72), Timm (2), UC IPM (217), vertebrate (2), wildlife (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Rose Care and Weed Control

Roses

Many gardeners and landscapers enjoy growing and caring for roses. Through careful selection of...

Roses
Roses

Roses

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:59 PM
Tags: care (2), control (45), cultivar (1), cultural (1), garden (31), herbicides (3), Karlik (2), landscape (35), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), roses (3), UC IPM (217), weeds (23)
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 (14), eating (1), garden (31), gophers (5), landscape (35), lawn (7), mound (2), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), pocket gophers (1), rodent (6), turf (5), UC IPM (217), vegetables (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 12:00 PM
Tags: control (45), disease (36), garden (31), heat (1), IPM (59), management (34), pest management (31), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (217), weeds (23)

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