Resources for landscapes & gardens
Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf
The UC IPM program produces numerous Web-based and printed publications that are useful for managing pests in landscapes and gardens.
Colorful 3.5" x 8.5" cards with environmentally sound solutions for selected pests of homes, landscapes, and gardens. Good for countertop display. Available in print and online, in English and Spanish.
Informative leaflets that cover over 150 insect, weed, pathogen, and rodent pests of gardens, landscapes, homes, and structures. Available as PDF files or online.
Carry these 46 pocket-sized laminated cards in the field as handy references for identifying and monitoring major diseases and pest insects and mites and their natural enemies in California landscapes.
An online interactive resource for planting and maintaining healthy lawns. Includes sections on turf selection, irrigating, mowing and fertilizing properly, and how to diagnose and solve problems. Advice is appropriate for home gardeners and managers of parks, school grounds, and other low-maintenance turf in California.
IPM books for gardens, landscape and floriculture
Each of these books includes color photographs, identification, biological and management information for hundreds of pests as well as a plant host-based diagnostic table in the back.
An online interactive guide that explains why pesticides are causing environmental problems and what you can do to help reduce environmental contamination.
The IPM Kiosk contains information about 50 common home and garden pests including identification and management, alternatives to pesticides and least toxic pest control, as well as safe use and disposal of pesticides.
The UC IPM photo galleries include many, but not all, weed and natural enemy species commonly found in California farms and landscapes.
Keys to identification
Statewide IPM Program staff members work closely with area IPM advisors, farm advisors, specialists, and researchers to develop state-of-the-art educational materials that reflect the newest