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Posts Tagged: grass

Summer Lawn Care

Fertilizing a lawn. (Credit: Steven E. Lock)

Keep your lawn healthy during summer and throughout the year by learning more about proper mowing, watering, pest control, and maintenance. To do this, refer to the UC Guide to Healthy Lawns, an online publication specifically about lawn care. What's...

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: fertilizer (4), fertilizing (1), grass (3), grasscycling (1), lawns (10), mowing (1), UC Guide to Healthy Lawns (1), UC IPM (225), watering (1)
Focus Area Tags: Family Pest Management

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various root, crown and leaf-feeding caterpillars, grubs like masked chafers, billbugs and chinch bugs. Although insects can be serious pests of lawns, lawn...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (12), controlling (1), damage (12), grass (3), grubs (5), insects (65), lawns (10), monitoring (6), Pest Notes (58), pests (55), turfgrass (2), UCIPM (66)

Drought in the Landscape: Water Conservation Q & A

photo by UC ANR

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Q.  How much water do landscapes use in California? A.  Landscape irrigation accounts for only about 9% of total statewide developed water use, but the percentage varies widely among...

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 9:41 AM
Tags: conservation (4), drip (1), drought (25), grass (3), irrigation (5), landscape (25), lawn (6), native (2), Pittenger (2), sprinkler (1), sprinklers (1), tree (16), trees (10), UCCE (10), water (19)
 
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