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Plant Wildflower Gardens Now to Attract Native Pollinators this Year

Attractive flower gardens can be a beautiful addition to your landscaping while creating suitable habitat for native pollinators. Native insect

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Preventing Weeds from Sprouting this Spring

Melody Hefner

Melody Hefner

Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs: Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety
Melody Hefner

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After several years of drought, we welcome all the precipitation so far this year, but wet winters can lead to

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Floodwaters bring invaders

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Northern Nevada’s winter weather has always been unpredictable, but the winter of 2017 will go down in the record books.

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Pre-Emptive Pest Control

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Ashley Andrews

Events & Web Presence Manager, Northern Area Horticulture at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Expertise: Community Outreach, Content Curation, Content Marketing, Editing, Event Planning/Management, Marketing, Newsletters, Newspaper Articles, Press Releases, Public Speaking, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Social Networking, Storytelling, Survey Design, Web Content, WordPress, Writing

Website: www.ashleynickole.com
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The growing season is winding down. Some of us are hoping for an Indian summer so our tomatoes will ripen.

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Controlling Rabbits

Melody Hefner

Melody Hefner

Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs: Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety
Melody Hefner

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We have been getting calls in our office lately about nuisance rabbits. Rabbit populations fluctuate year to year and during

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Use Care Applying Pesticides

Melody Hefner

Melody Hefner

Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs: Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety
Melody Hefner

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Gardening season is in full swing, and many people are bringing plants to our office for disease or insect pest

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Sneaky Late Spring Weeds

Melody Hefner

Melody Hefner

Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs: Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety
Melody Hefner

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Our wet spring continues to produce weeds. Here are some troublesome annual weeds that start small and grow low. When

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What to Do about Mice

Melody Hefner

Melody Hefner

Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs: Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety
Melody Hefner

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Our mild fall postponed the inevitable invasion of mice into our homes, but now you notice you’ve got quite an

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It’s Cheatgrass Season

Ed Smith

Ed Smith

Natural Resources Specialist at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Expertise: Ed Smith works with property owners, fire departments and land management agencies to reduce wildfire threat to Nevada's wildland-urban interface communities. He serves as co-manager of the Living With Fire and is responsible for the technical aspects of the program.

Programs: Living With Fire, Community Wildfire Protection Plans, Mulch Combustibility, Be Ember Aware, Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities, Ember House Youth Activity
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Cheatgrass, a winter annual plant, has started its next life cycle. Depending on where you live, cheatgrass seeds have likely

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Now is the Time to Get the Upper Hand on Garden Weeds

Melody Hefner

Melody Hefner

Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs: Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety
Melody Hefner

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With our recent rainy weather and warm spring temperatures, summer weeds are beginning to sprout. The time to remove them

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