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Pests at your Home

Questions about pests in and around your home or garden? Contact your county's UC Master Gardener program for free pest identification services and management resources! Call the Help Desk, send photos via email, or bring a sample to one of the county offices. Click your county name below to get started:


Visit the home and garden section of the University of California's Integrated Pest Management (UC IPM) website to diagnose pest problems at your home, in your garden, turf area, or landscape. If you already know what pest is causing problems, then go directly to research-based information about specific pests and diseases in UC IPM's Pest Notes.

Want to identify an insect or another invertebrate animal? Use this link to browse UC IPM's images and learn about specific pests, pollinators, and natural enemies: UC IPM Invertebrate Gallery


Want to learn about the known hazards of specific pesticides to public and environmental health? Check out UC IPM's Pesticide Active Ingredients Database