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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 (53), disease (40), fruit (7), garden (36), landscape (43), ornamentals (3), pest management (47), powdery mildew (3), tips (5), UC IPM (246), 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 (7), garden (36), landscape (43), pest management (47), prevention (11), tips (5), UC IPM (246)
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 (36), landscape (43), pest management (47), tips (5), UC IPM (246)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (2), hazardous (1), health (3), pesticides (29), poison (5), prevention (11), tips (5), toxic (1), UC IPM (246)

It’s Time to Prepare Your Landscape for Winter!

Pruning out an scale insect infestation.

Now is the time to prepare your garden and landscape for winter. The simple tasks recommended below...

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:58 PM
Tags: disease (40), garden (36), gardener (2), insects (16), landscape (43), monthly (1), pathogens (6), pest (94), pests (60), prune (4), sanitation (5), tips (5), UC IPM (246), weeds (27), winter (8), winter (8)
 
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