These pages show photos of the pests that Placer County master gardeners nominated when surveyed about their own gardening experiences. Click on the pest name and you’ll be taken to the Pest Note. We hope this helps you identify and control pests utilizing the most sustainable practices.
Placer County Pests Vertebrates (Birds, mammals, and reptiles)
Placer County Pests Invertebrates (Insects, mites, mollusks, and nematodes)
Articles on Pests
- 2021 Fall Mammalian Pests in the Garden
- Biotic vs. Abiotic Plant Problems
- Dont Buy These Plants
- How to Read and Understand a Pesticide Label
- Invasive Insects and Diseases
- IPM for Weeds
- Mysterious Mistletoe
Pest Notes are peer-reviewed scientific publications about specific pests or pest management topics, directed at California's home and landscape audiences. Pest Notes are available to view online and in a downloadable PDF version.