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Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire...

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (1), Flint (1), garden (15), landscape (8), Pest Notes (2), pests (6), plants (1), slugs (2), snails (2), UC IPM (10), vegetables (1), Wilen (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Clovers: A Sign of Good Luck?

California burclover, an annual clover. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

In mid-March, many people use clover-themed decorations in preparation for St. Patrick's Day....

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:32 PM
Tags: clovers (1), garden (15), landscapes (1), lawns (1), management (2), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (2), UC IPM (10), weeds (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Beneficial Predator Spotlight: Lacewings

Green lacewing life cycle. [J.K. Clark]

Last week, we discussed some common beneficial predators that help control pests on garden and...

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (1), garden (15), lacewing (1), landscape (8), natural enemies (1), pests (6), predator (1), UC IPM (10)

Retailers Attend IPM Workshops on Invasive Pests and More

Attendees from Retail IPM Workshop. [A. Schellman]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Retail nursery and garden center...

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Tags: ACP (1), center (2), employees (1), exotics (1), garden (15), HLB (1), household pests (1), invasives. (1), nursery (3), pesticides (3), resources (1), retail (3), UCIPM (3)

Beneficial Predators Fight Garden Pests

Lady beetle life cycle (clockwise) eggs, larva, pupa, adult.

You're probably familiar with lady beetles (aka lady bugs), common beneficial insect predators that...

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:06 PM
Tags: aphids (2), assassin (1), beneficial predators (1), garden (15), insects (3), landscape (8), pesticides (3), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (1), UC IPM (10), wasp (1)

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