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How to Prevent Weeds in Landscapes

Mixed planting of woody and herbaceous perennials. (Credit: Petr Kosina, UCIPM)

[Originally published as "Managing Weeds in Landscapes" published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (24), IPM (51), landscape (24), pest (70), pest management (14), Pest Notes (56), UC IPM (182), weeds (18), Wilen (11)

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (33), herbicide (5), IPM (51), landscape (24), manage (2), management (23), nonchemical (2), pest (70), plants (9), UC IPM (182), weeds (18), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (33), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (5), management (23), Pest Notes (56), Roncoroni (2), weeds (18)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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

Nutgrass Can Drive You Nuts

Mature yellow nutsedge plant. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Nutgrass, also called nutsedge, could easily be one of the top 5 nuisance weeds gardeners deal with...

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
Tags: control (33), garden (24), landscape (24), nuisance (6), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (182), weeds (18), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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