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Posts Tagged: mulch

New Video on Using Mulch in the Garden

Using mulch in your garden or landscape helps conserve water and prevent weeds. This new UC IPM video explains how to prepare the site, describes various types of organic mulch available, and demonstrates useful techniques for effective weed...

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:44 PM
Tags: control (41), garden (46), IPM (64), landscape (25), mulch (3), organic (10), UC IPM (225), weed prevention (2), weeds (64)

Now is the Time to Start Controlling Weeds

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

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 Cheryl Wilen, UC Cooperative Extension integrated pest...

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 1:35 PM
Tags: glyphosate (31), marantos (1), mulch (3), roundup (2), UC IPM (225), Warnert (9), weeds (64), Wilen (11)

Tell Your Customers About Mulch


[From March 2014 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Anything used to cover the surface of the soil in a landscape or garden is called mulch. Most retail nurseries and garden centers sell a variety of mulch products in smaller...

Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 9:38 AM
Tags: mulch (3), water (19)
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