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Posts Tagged: garden

How to Use Pesticides Safely

Reading a pesticide label prior to purchasing.

February is a month where we celebrate and acknowledge many things: Black History Month,...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Tags: disposal (2), February (1), garden (42), home (9), label (7), personal protective equipment (8), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), PPE (9), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Garden and Landscape Books On Sale

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Give the gift of knowledge this holiday season! Save up to 60% on select UC ANR gardening and...

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 3:24 PM
Tags: books (2), cards (2), garden (42), gardening (4), home (9), identification (5), landscape (50), pest (105), sale (2), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Landscaping Tips for November

Oleander leaves killed by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

With the recent time change along with a change in temperatures, landscaping practices for pests...

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: checklist (6), cold injury (1), diseases (11), environmental disorders (3), frost (1), garden (42), insects (18), integrated pest management (15), irrigation (5), landscape (50), ornamentals (4), pest management (68), pests (64), prevention (14), prune (5), pruning (7), sanitation (6), tips (6), tree care (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Spiders!

Adult yellow sac spider (Credit: R Vetter)

October is a perfect time to talk about spiders! People decorate for Halloween with scary images of...

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Tags: beneficial (15), bite (18), garden (42), home (9), IPM (63), landscape (50), natural enemies (14), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (280), Vetter (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Finding Soot Afoot? It Could be Sooty Mold

Pomegranate leaves and fruit covered in sooty mold (Credit: D Carroll)

Sooty mold is a black fungal growth that looks like a layer of soot covering the leaves of a...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Tags: disease (43), fungi (8), garden (42), integrated pest management (15), landscape (50), Messenger-Sikes (3), Pest Notes (95), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (280), Windbiel-Rojas (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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