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  1. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    name of this group comes from the Latin word  opilo, which roughly translates to shepherd. At one time ... body atop its long legs inspired the comparison. Harvestmen are referred to by many common names ... dominated by long-legged species, daddy longlegs. Harvestmen are related to spiders—both are in the class ...

  2. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Monroe County Clif Little, Associate Professor, ... Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Guernsey County The equipment needed to plant and ... selectively cut or trim trees and brush, a chainsaw can promote new growth and provide tender lush food ...

  3. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    fruits and second only to apples in popularity as a deciduous tree fruit because of their fine flavor and ... many uses as a fruit.     Figure 1. Tree-ripe peaches can be juicy and tasty rewards to hardworking ... compares to the taste of tree-ripe peaches or nectarines. Homeowners with available land may consider ...

  4. Cherry Leaf Spot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-40

    stems (pedicels). Diseased leaves drop prematurely, and severely affected trees may be defoliated by ... taste; (2) devitalized trees that are more susceptible to winter injury; (3) death of fruit spurs; (4) ... death of the tree. Figure 1. Cherry leaf spot symptoms on upper surface of cherry leaf. Figure 2. Figure ...

  5. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    growing fruit than planting the trees and harvesting the crop. Growing high-quality apples requires ... pruning, fertilization and pest management. Without sufficient and proper care for apple trees, fruit ... important factors.     Figure 1. Fruits of Enterprise. Photo courtesy of Dave Koester, Campbell County ...

  6. Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers

    educational programs and activities for Ohio residents through their local OSU Extension county office. ... and sharing this knowledge with others is a must! Working with county Extension personnel, Master ... http://mastergardener.osu.edu. The next Master Gardener Volunteer training program in Hamilton County will be in the fall 2021; ...

  7. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    attractive attribute of this plant. As the common name implies, the leaves resemble an oak tree leaf. Some ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mahoning County Hydrangeas are relatively easy to grow with ... winter. Their name, hydrangea, comes from the Greek words “hydor” meaning water, referring to the plant’s ...

  8. 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-3

    Extension, Hamilton County Erik Draper, Ohio State University Extension, Geauga County Jim Chatfield, Sarah ... attached in an alternate pattern. How the common names are written also show that these trees are ... with only the veins remaining is relatively easy if Japanese beetles are swarming the tree. Of course, ...

  9. Summer of Cicadas Art Project Update

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/summer-cicadas-art-project-update

    for all of those who look on.   Presented by the Hamilton County 4-H Advisory Committee, the ... Hamilton County.   The first stop was at the Hamilton County Community Fair at Strickers Grove from July ... votes have been cast for the 10 works of art.   The next stop on the tour is the Hamilton County Fair at ...

  10. Fire Blight of Apples and Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-22-0

    branches and entire trees. While young trees can be killed in a single season, older trees can survive ... several years, even with continuous dieback. Figure 1. Fire blight damage on an apple tree. Table 1. List ... Bacteria gain entry into the tree via blossoms and new shoots. Diseased blossoms become water-soaked, wilt ...

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