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Posts Tagged: lawns

Summer Lawn Care

Fertilizing a lawn. (Credit: Steven E. Lock)

Keep your lawn healthy during summer and throughout the year by learning more about proper mowing,...

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: fertilizer (2), fertilizing (1), grass (3), grasscycling (1), lawns (5), mowing (1), UC Guide to Healthy Lawns (1), UC IPM (217), watering (1)
Focus Area Tags: Family Pest Management

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 (31), landscapes (2), lawns (5), management (34), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (72), UC IPM (217), weeds (23)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Lawn Weeds? See the Newly Revised Pest Note!

Catchweed bedstraw. [J. DiTomaso]

Weeds can be found in just about every lawn. Weeds are not only unattractive to some people, but...

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 11:01 AM
Tags: control (45), lawns (5), LeStrange (1), management (34), Pest Notes (72), Reynolds (3), turf (5), UCIPM (67), weeds (23)

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (2), controlling (1), damage (14), grass (3), grubs (5), insects (14), lawns (5), monitoring (5), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), turfgrass (2), UCIPM (67)

Preventing Lawn Insects

Masked chafer larvae (white grubs)

[From the July 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail IPM Newsletter] Insect pests, though actually quite...

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Tags: chafer (3), grubs (5), insects (14), lawns (5), pests (58), summer (7), Sutherland (10), UC IPM (217)
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