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Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC Davis' annual Open House event, invites people to visit the campus and interact with fun and educational exhibits. UC IPM has participated in Picnic Day for...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (27), landscape (25), Pest Notes (56), pests (54), plants (11), slugs (4), snails (5), UC IPM (214), vegetables (2), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Caring for Citrus in Fall

Infestation of brown rot on lemon. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Citrus trees need care throughout the year, including cultural practices to keep trees healthy and pest management. During the fall season, several pests can attack citrus trees in many California regions.  Brown Rot Monitor for this disease by...

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:28 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (33), brown rot (2), care (1), disease. (1), huanglongbing (33), leaf miner (1), pest management (16), slugs (4), snails (5), UC IPM (214)

Top 10 Garden and Landscape Pests

Ants

Download the free booklet at the bottom of the page! 1. Ants Most people deal with ants around their home at some point. Because most ants live outdoors, focus efforts on keeping ants from entering buildings by caulking entryways. Follow good...

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM

March in the Garden

March

Check your irrigation system and do necessary maintenance. Fertilize roses, annuals flowers, and berries with slow-release fertilizer when spring growth begins. Fertilize citrus and deciduous fruit trees. Watch for aphids on new growth on the...

Posted on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:03 AM
Tags: fertilizer (3), insects (62), irrigation (9), Master Gardeners (69), snails (5), weeds (20)
 
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