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Posts Tagged: homeowner

Don't touch that dial, it's got spurge on it

Capitol Public Radio broadcast a report on spotted spurge this morning, including an interview with UCCE Farm Advisor Whitney Brim-DeForest.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:18 AM
Tags: home and landscape (17), homeowner (6), lawns (10)

Organic Herbicides Tested for Landscape Use

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A few months ago I wrote about starting some tests looking at various postemergence herbicides for non-crop use, (see Just started new tests of contact herbicides). This project was initiated due to new ordinances some cities in southern California were...

Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:49 AM

Update on “organic” herbicide test for landscapes

1. Fiesta 7 days after treatment (DAT)

A few months ago I wrote about starting some tests looking at various postemergence herbicides for non-crop use. This project was initiated due to new ordinances some cities in southern California were considering or adopted that limited the use products...

Posted on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Control garden weeds in early spring

UC Cooperative Extension IPM advisor Cheryl Wilen recommends swivel hoes over herbicides for weed control.

Just saw this on the ANR News Blog :: April 13, 2016 Weeds are easiest to control when they are tiny emerging plants, reported Jeanette Marantos in a Los Angeles Times blog post. Marantos got tips on weed management from...

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:05 AM
Tags: homeowner (6), weed control (80)

Turfgrass: To Keep or Not to Keep?

Figure 1. Turf where water was turned off

After four years of drought, turfgrass has taken a beating. Some people have turned off the water—the turf has turned into a few patches of grass, but mostly weeds, if anything is growing at all (Figure 1.) Others have reduced irrigation amount or...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:51 AM

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