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Aphids: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Aphids are small, soft-bodied insects with long, slender mouth parts that they use to pierce stems, leaves, and other tender plant parts and suck out plant fluids. Small numbers are usually not damaging, but large populations can cause problems.
Armillaria Root Rot: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Armillaria root rot is a disease of trees and woody plants, although it also affects palms, succulents, ferns and other herbaceous plants. It is commonly recognized by the presence of light brown mushrooms which typically appear in a cluster at the base of infected trees or shrubs.
Biological Control and Natural Enemies: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Biological control is the beneficial action of predators, parasites, pathogens, and competitors in controlling pests and their damage. Learn to identify many of these remarkable natural helpers and encourage their useful work.
California Master Gardener Handbook--2nd Ed
Since it was first published in 2002, the
California Master Gardener Handbook
has endured as the definitive guide to best practices and advice for gardeners throughout the West.
Common Bees in California Gardens
Nearly 1600 species of native bees can be found in California's rich ecosystems; this colorful pocket field guide will help you identify bees commonly found in urban gardens and landscapes.
Composting Is Good for Your Garden and the Environment
California Master Gardener Tip Sheet.
The title says it: Composting is a good thing! Learn what to compost, how to manage your compost pile and how to use the finished product. Three mini-posters, four pages of text, plus links to useful resources.
Damping-Off Diseases in the Garden: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Damping-off diseases can attack seeds before they germinate, kill shoots before they emerge, or rot the stems of seedlings at the soil line. Find out how to guard against these insidious diseases that can stop your garden before it even starts.
Drip Irrigation in the Home Landscape
Whether you're considering a drip irrigation system for your garden or fine tuning your existing system, you need this classic guide -- don't go to the hardware store without it!
Food Safety in Your Home Vegetable Garden
California Master Gardener Tip Sheet.
Food poisoning can start anywhere -- from a big commercial processor or grower to your own vegetable garden. Learn some simple ways to keep your home-grown food as safe as it is delicious!
Gardening with Straw Bales
While most gardeners raise their crops using soil or raised beds, it is possible to grow vegetables without soil. Straw bale gardening provides a simple way to avoid the disadvantages of growing in poor or diseased soils.
Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden
Tomatoes are among the most popular vegetables grown in home gardens. They also prompt frequent cultural and pest management questions; many problems can be avoided by planting disease-resistant varieties that are well adapted for your growing area.
How to Attract and Maintain Pollinators in Your Garden
About three-quarters of all flowering plants rely on insects or birds for pollination, and that includes one-third of all crop plants. This publication shows you how to create a landscape that is welcoming for bees and many other pollinators.
Landscape Pest Identification Cards
These pocket-size laminated cards can be carried with you as a handy reference to insect and mite pests as well as important diseases in landscape plants.
Miller and Lea's Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California, 2nd Edition
Everything from albacore to zebraperch! The classic guide to shallow-water marine species has been updated
Natural Enemies Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Biological Pest Control
The best-ever practical guide to the identification and biology of beneficial organisms that control pests includes a Quick Guide that helps you easily match natural enemies with specific pests in your crop or landscape.
Peach Leaf Curl: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Leaf curl, also frequently referred to as peach leaf curl, affects the blossoms, fruit, leaves, and shoots of peaches, ornamental flowering peaches, and nectarines, and is one of the most common disease problems for backyard gardeners.
Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd Edition
The ultimate guide to managing landscape pests is completely revised! Contains over 400 pages, 575 photographs, and the easy-to-use problem solving tables you've come to rely on.
Pests of the Garden and Small Farm, 3rd Edition
This essential handbook adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale or urban farmer.
Songbird, Bat and Owl Boxes
This handy guide explores the benefits of the biodiversity and aesthetics of songbirds, bats, and owls. While written with vineyard managers in mind, anyone interested in learning about nest boxes will find this guide useful.
Vegetable Garden Basics
Essential points to consider when you are planning a vegetable garden including site selection and planning, soil preparation, constructing raised beds, irrigation, fertilization, tools and equpment you may need, and what to plant for success in your area.