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Posts Tagged: winter

Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (54), holiday (3), ipm (63), landscape (48), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), pest (102), Pest Notes (92), plants (13), trees (13), UC IPM (268), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter is Coming- IPM Tips for Yard and Garden

Oleander leaves with damage to leaves by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler as winter approaches. Sweater weather also means a...

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: abiotic (6), control (54), disease (43), garden (40), irrigation (5), landscape (48), management (42), mulch (5), pest (102), pest management (62), pruning (7), sanitation (6), seasonal (3), UC IPM (268), weeds (29), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (10), management (42), pests (63), UC IPM (268), winter (8)

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 (4), cherry (6), disease (43), dormant (1), environmental disorders (3), fruit (8), pest (102), prune (5), pruning (7), tree (19), trees (13), UC IPM (268), winter (8)
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 (3), bluegrass (1), chickweed (1), mallow (1), UC IPM (268), weed (12), winter (8)

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