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Lawn Problems: Diseases Are Not Always To Blame

Figure 1. A healthy backyard lawn. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Your customers want their lawns to be beautiful and functional (Figure 1) but dead patches or other...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: abiotic (6), damage (17), disease (43), irrigation (4), lawn (10), lawns (6), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (3), fertilizing (2), grass (3), grasscycling (1), lawns (6), mowing (1), UC Guide to Healthy Lawns (1), UC IPM (263), 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 (38), landscapes (2), lawns (6), management (41), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (90), UC IPM (263), weeds (29)
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 (54), lawns (6), LeStrange (1), management (41), Pest Notes (90), Reynolds (3), turf (7), UCIPM (72), weeds (29)

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 (17), grass (3), grubs (6), insects (16), lawns (6), monitoring (5), Pest Notes (90), pests (62), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)

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