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Rat Management in School and Community Gardens

Rat. (Credit: Niamh Quinn)

It is important for food-safety reasons to manage rats in school and community gardens. Rats and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Tags: diseases (2), garden (21), management (3), Quinn (1), rats (2), rodenticide (2), UC IPM (16), wildlife (1)

Summer Spider Sightings

Adult flower or crab spider. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

When you see spiders in your garden, you may wonder if they can hurt you or your pets. The good...

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Tags: black widow (1), control (5), crab (1), garden (21), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (2), poisonous (1), spider (1), UC IPM (16), weaver (1), webs (1), wolf (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (2), disease (2), firewood (1), garden (21), infestation (1), invasive species (1), pests (8), summer (2), UC IPM (16)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Vegetable Pest Book and Card Set on Sale!

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Now until June 17, you can purchase Pests of the Garden and Small Farm together with the Vegetable...

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:32 PM
Tags: book (1), cards (1), garden (21), identification (1), pesticide (1), pests (8), sale (1), small farm (1), UC IPM (16)

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

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