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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 Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Nurseries and garden centers often sell a wide range of plants for use in gardens and landscapes. As a...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (30), IPM (58), landscape (26), pest (74), pest management (20), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (222), weeds (21), 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 often include a mix of turfgrass, annual plants, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and trees. The newly revised publication Pest Notes: Weed Management in...

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 (37), herbicide (5), IPM (58), landscape (26), manage (2), management (26), nonchemical (2), pest (74), plants (11), UC IPM (222), weeds (21), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Stinknet, an Emerging Invasive Weed

Stinknet plant. (Credit: Ron Vanderhoff)

I recently attended a Santa Ana River Orange County Weed Management Area (SAROCWMA) meeting and there was an opportunity for participants to update the group about new invasive plants as well as give an update on management of these and others. During...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: California (26), impact (1), invasive (29), noxious (1), pineapple weed (1), plant council (1), stinknet (1), UC IPM (222), weed (11), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire seedlings or chew holes in leaves, flowers, fruit, and even the bark of plants. Manage these pests by getting rid of their hiding places, setting up traps, or...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (12), Flint (3), garden (30), landscape (26), Pest Notes (58), pests (56), plants (11), slugs (4), snails (5), UC IPM (222), vegetables (2), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

New Invasive Plant Resources

Dyer's woad. (S. Orloff)

Invasive plants—plants that can disperse, establish, and spread without human assistance or disturbance—pose a serious problem in California's waterways, wildlands and rangelands. Common garden weeds, unlike invasive plants, don't generally...

Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)
Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)

Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Tags: DiTomaso (4), invasive plants (3), Kyser (2), nursery (8), Orloff (1), ornamentals (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (222), Wilen (11)

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