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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 crabgrass!” is a common lament I've heard from residents during my 35 years as a UCCE Weed Science Farm Advisor. However, four out of five times, the weed...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (30), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (2), management (9), Pest Notes (4), Roncoroni (2), weeds (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 in the garden and landscape. While we don't know that for sure, we do know that nutsedge is a very challenging weed to control. Yellow and purple...

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
Tags: control (30), garden (5), landscape (6), nuisance (1), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (23), weeds (5), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What Made That Mound - a Gopher or a Mole?

Fig 1. The margin of a mole mound tends to be circular. (Credit: Larry A. Strand)

Finding freshly dug mounds of soil in the garden, lawn, or landscape might be a sign of gophers or moles. Their mounds look similar and are frequently confused for each other. Figure 1 shows a mole mound, which usually is volano-shaped with a circular...

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 2:43 PM
Tags: control (30), damage (1), gopher (1), integrated pest management (2), mole (1), monitoring (1), mound (1), Pest Notes (4), UC IPM (23)

Dandelions in the Landscape

Flowering dandelion. (Photo: Gerald and Buff Corsi)

Dandelions are broadleaf plants easily recognizable by their bright yellow flower and puffball of white tufted seeds heads. While this plant is appreciated as a food or herb by many, for equal numbers of others it is regarded as a weed when found growing...

Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 9:40 PM
Tags: control (30), Dandelion (2), landscape (6), lawn (1), puffball (1), Roncoroni (2), turf (2), UC IPM (23), weed (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Webinar on Healthier Homes and Communities - 01/23

A small flashlight is used to inspect underneath a kitchen sink for ants and ant entry points.  (Photo: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

Register for the U.S. EPA Webinar: It Takes an Integrated Pest Management Village - IPM for a Healthier Home and Community Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT), Followed by a live...

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Tags: community (1), control (30), health (1), healthy (1), home (1), IPM (4), pest (7), US EPA (1), webinar (1)

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