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Posts Tagged: winter

Still Seeing Aphids on Your Plants?

Rose aphids infesting a blossom. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Are you surprised to see aphids on some of your plants this time of year? With the current mild...

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Tags: aphids (1), management (2), pests (2), UC IPM (4), winter (6)

Pruning Trees in Winter

Pruning a tree. (Photo: Pixabay)

Winter is an ideal time to prune deciduous fruit and shade trees, since the trees are dormant and...

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Tags: apricot (1), cherry (1), disease (2), dormant (1), environmental disorders (1), fruit (1), pest (2), prune (2), pruning (1), tree (1), trees (1), UC IPM (4), winter (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Winter Weeds

Chickweed leaves and flower. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Weeds can be a real nuisance in gardens and landscapes, and even during the colder winter months,...

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 1:51 PM
Tags: annual (2), bluegrass (1), chickweed (1), mallow (1), UC IPM (4), weed (2), winter (6)

Catchweed Bedstraw or Velcro Plant

Catchweed bedstraw. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

Catchweed bedstraw. It's that weed that tugs at your clothes while you pass by or attaches to your...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:02 AM
Tags: annual (2), bedstraw (1), catchweed (1), control (1), garden (2), landscape (2), management (2), summer (1), UCIPM (1), Velcro (1), weed (2), winter (6)

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 (2), garden (2), gardener (1), insects (1), landscape (2), monthly (1), pathogens (1), pest (2), pests (2), prune (2), sanitation (1), tips (1), UC IPM (4), weeds (1), winter (6), winter (6)
 
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