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Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too late to raise awareness about the risks associated with using pesticides and how to protect yourself and your family from accidental...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (2), hazardous (1), health (9), pesticides (28), poison (6), prevention (8), tips (2), toxic (2), UC IPM (223)

It’s Time to Prepare Your Landscape for Winter!

Pruning out an scale insect infestation.

Now is the time to prepare your garden and landscape for winter. The simple tasks recommended below will help prevent perennial weeds, insect pests, and certain disease pathogens so these problems don't get established and become difficult...

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:58 PM
Tags: disease (32), garden (46), gardener (2), insects (64), landscape (25), monthly (1), pathogens (7), pest (74), pests (55), prune (4), sanitation (4), tips (2), UC IPM (223), weeds (64), winter (11), winter (11)
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