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The White Garden Snail: A Serious Threat to Landscape Ornamentals?

Figure 1. The adult white garden snail has a medium-sized shell about the size of a nickel or dime. (Credit: DR Hodel)

  The white garden snail (Theba pisana), sometimes known as the Italian white snail, can...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Rats in the Garden

Rat damage on tomato. (Credit: B Messenger-Sikes)

If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, you may not be the only vertebrate going for your hard...

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3:18 PM
Tags: garden (37), management (41), pest management (54), Pest Notes (87), rats (13), rodent (8), tomato (4), trapping (5), traps (8)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew damage on tomato leaves. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: checklist (5), control (54), disease (42), fruit (8), garden (37), landscape (44), ornamentals (3), pest management (54), powdery mildew (3), tips (5), UC IPM (257), vegetables (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Fertilizing

Zinc deficiency on the foliage of citrus. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: checklist (5), fertilizer (3), fertilizing (2), fruit (8), garden (37), landscape (44), pest management (54), prevention (12), tips (5), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Composting

Compost bin with locking lid to exclude pests. (Credit: E Lander)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 2:40 PM
Tags: checklist (5), compost (1), exclusion (6), garden (37), landscape (44), pest management (54), tips (5), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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