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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 (4), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (1), management (3), Pest Notes (3), Roncoroni (1), weeds (16)
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 (4), garden (6), landscape (6), nuisance (1), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (9), weeds (16), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (6), landscapes (1), lawns (2), management (3), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (3), UC IPM (9), weeds (16)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Fall Lawn Quiz

Mowing lawn using electric mulching mower. (C.A. Reynolds)

Not everyone has a lawn, but if you do, fall is the perfect time to give your lawn some...

Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 10:48 AM
Tags: aerate (1), diseases (2), fall lawn care (1), fertilize (1), grasscycle (1), insects (3), thatch (1), UC IPM (9), weeds (16)

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