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  1. Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5815

    backyards, decks and patios, community garden plots, and small meadows, are increasingly important to provide ... gardeners and householders are selecting plants native to Ohio to draw an assortment of living creatures to ... in  home gardens,  commercial landscapes,  community garden plots, and  public display gardens. Native ...

  2. Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-47

    plants. By observing flowers in the garden and taking note of any flower visitors, gardeners can learn ... ENT-47 02/25/2015 Denise Ellsworth, Department of Entomology Gardeners are increasingly concerned ... many native plants. Fortunately, gardeners can take steps to support these and other pollinators ...

  3. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    host plant near flowers or fruit clusters; it is best to place one trap at the edge and another trap in ... go.osu.edu/scentrytrap. OTHER TRAPS AND LURES In addition to the homemade and commercial traps and lures mentioned above, ... harvest ends (Stanley, 2012). For example, if trapping for SWD in a cherry orchard, place the trap in the ...

  4. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    should be kept in a shady area, not in direct sunlight or at windy locations. Logs placed under evergreen ... when possible and avoid placing shiitake logs suspected of containing termites next to buildings. Use ... trappers who are licensed. This list can be accessed at ohiodnr.gov/discover-and-learn ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    markets, along with an increase in home herb gardening. For information on herb varieties in Ohio, contact ... a master gardener volunteer.  Selection Harvest herbs early in the morning after the dew has evaporated. ... harvested herbs right away, trim their stems and place them in a glass with one inch of water. Cover loosely ...

  6. HPAI: Avian Influenza in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/hpai-avian-influenza-dairy-cattle

    Get the Facts In late March 2024,  the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement confirming the identification of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influe ...

  7. Growing Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1423

    detail. Gardeners should refer to the OSU Extension Bulletin 940, Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide and ... OSU Extension’s eStore (extensionpubs.osu.edu). Gardeners should also attend training programs on ... of selected grape diseases and insects. Gardeners are also encouraged to purchase a copy of the OSU ...

  8. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    pheromone). These traps should be placed where activity is likely, such as near an adjacent woodland, before ... across the vineyard to ensure control. Dispensers should be placed prior to adult flight. Vineyards ...

  9. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    placed in higher densities may result in over pollination. When completing buzz pollination, bumble bees ... conditions, such as temperature and humidity, but generally, bumble bee colonies should be placed in densities ...

  10. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    garden. Pepper Site Requirements Peppers need at least six to eight hours of full sun during the growing ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ... with your local garden center about ordering special varieties that might be of interest to you. For ...

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