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Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332 Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046



Idaho Green Thumb How-To

Beware Signs of White Rot in Garlic and Other Allium Crops

White rot is a very serious disease of garlic and onion. This three-page Green Thumb publication will help you to identify the disease and prepare a defense against its growth in your garden,...

Black Medic

Black medic ( Medicago lupulina ) is an annual or short-lived perennial from Eurasia. It can be found in lawns, pastures, rights-of-way and other marginal sites. Learn how to manage this...

Broadleaf Plantain (Plantago major L.)

Broadleaf plantain is a hardy perennial weed that thrives in lawns, fields and roadsides and in other areas prone to trampling. Along with a profile description, this Idaho Green Thumb How-To's...

Cómo Manejar a los Boxelder Bugs

Una plaga molesta común en Idaho, los boxelder bugs (las chinches boxelder) pueden volverse intolerablemente numerosas. Aprenda de su apariencia, portadores, y el ciclo de vida y las maneras que...

Composting at Home

$7 To order , please visit our online Marketplace: UI Extension Publications and Multimedia This compact user's guide promotes composting as a rewarding way to turn leaves, grass and food scraps...

Controlando a las Tuzas en Idaho

Una de las alimañas vertebradas más destructivas y prevalentes de Idaho, las tuzas pueden controlarse restringiendo su acceso a las plantas de alto valor, inundando las madrigueras de tuza,...

Controlando a los Topillos en Idaho

Los topillos pueden controlarse sin los productos químicos o con los productos químicos llamados "rodenticidas." Las estrategias sin el uso de los productos que incluyen eliminando el hábitat del...

Controlando los Insectos Picudos en el Césped

Esta publicación describe los síntomas y las estrategias de control para los gusanos de los insectos picudos (las larvas) en los céspedes de Idaho. Las estrategias sin el uso de los productos...

Controlling Billbug Grubs in Lawns

This publication describes symptoms and control strategies for billbug grubs (larvae) in Idaho lawns. Nonchemical strategies include growing grass varieties that are resistant to billbug feeding...

Core Aeration of Lawns—Benefits and Procedures

Two issues that commonly reduce the health and attractive appearance of a lawn are soil compaction and the development of a thick thatch layer. Core aeration offers a solution. In this Idaho Green...

Curlycup Gumweed

Curlycup gumweed ( Grindelia squarrosa ) (Pursh) Dunal is native to North America except in the southeastern United States. This forb (herbaceous broadleaf plant) is commonly found along roadsides,...

El Control de las Avispas y de los Avispones en Idaho

Aprenda a reconocer las avispas chaquetas amarillas bravas, los avispones cariblancos, y las avispas papeleras de Idaho y a controlarlas con o sin los productos químicos. Autores: Stuart C.

Empiece las Semillas Adentro con Éxito

Empezando las semillas adentro comienza con la programación para asegurar que sus trasplantes están listos para irse para afuera cuando el jardín está listo para recibirlos. Esta hoja de datos...

Flowering Rush

Flowering Rush is an invasive, aquatic, perennial weed listed as a "noxious" weed by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). This fact sheet provides basic information on identification,...

Lawn Care in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones

Curious about how to maintain a healthy lawn in Idaho's short-season, high-altitude climates? It's a bit more challenging to do than in other areas of the state. Learn how to navigate their...

Managing Pocket Gophers in Idaho Lawns and Landscapes

One of Idaho's most prevalent and destructive vertebrate pests, pocket gophers can be controlled by restricting their access to high-value plants, flooding gopher burrows, trapping and poisoning.

Nuez Blanca

Una mala hierba venenosa 'nociva,' la nuez blanca crece rápidamente y puede sofocar y matar a los árboles pequeños y arbustos. Aprenda sus características y cómo identificarla y controlarla en este...

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Southern Idaho Lawns

Improper fertilization can result in diseased or weedy lawns. An entry in the southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide series, this six-page publication will help homeowners grow a healthy lawn. It...

Spotted Spurge (Chamaesyce maculata; Synonym: Euphorbia maculata)

Spotted spurge is a summer weed that grows close to the ground in sidewalk cracks, roadsides, gardens or drought-stressed lawns. Its presence can be helpful, because it often indicates an...

Starting a Home Lawn

Lawns are one of the simplest groundcovers to maintain and enjoy but they require a good soil foundation. Find out how to establish one in this classic publication. Along with providing guidance...

Thatch Prevention and Control in Home Lawns

Nearly every homeowner wants to have a well-maintained lawn. But thatch can build up over the years in degrading the lawn's beauty. Learn how to prevent its buildup by fertilizing at well-timed...

Training Young Shade Trees

Learn how to nurture the development of a healthy tree structure in young shade trees in this Idaho Green Thumb How-to on pruning. After a brief overview, an Extension specialist discusses the...

Watering Home Lawns and Landscapes

Wise water use saves homeowners money, enhances property values and supports a watershed. This publication details the liabilities of incorrect watering and the benefits of proper irrigation by...

Watering Home Lawns: How Much and How Often

Watering a lawn properly is more complicated than most homeowners realize. Avoid underwatering or overwatering your lawn by using a five-step method that takes into account soil texture,...

Weed Control in Idaho Lawns

Weeds are opportunistic, but many of those found in Idaho lawns can be prevented and controlled. This Idaho Green Thumb How-To provides the basics about how to deal with these stubborn plants.


Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332 Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046