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Trap crops: They’re the real deal, and they work

By MARILYN McKINLEY OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer CANFIELD We hear a lot of talk around

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Pesky culprits have one goal: kill your roses

Scouting your flowers is the first step in figuring out exactly which pest is causing the problem and how to deal with it.


NATURE WALK When: Today, 10 to 11:30 a.m. What: Do you ever feel good after a walk through the

Hydrangeas wilting?

Hydrangeas wilting? If your blue/pink hydrangeas are wilting, they are planted in too much sun.

Holes in veggie leaves?

Holes in veggie leaves? The culprits: flea beetles. They make tons of little holes in the leaves

A closer look at ticks

Q. Can you identify a tick for me? My husband found a tick on himself. We called our doctor, and our


LIVING PICTURE FRAMES When: Monday, 1 to 3 p.m. What: Create an eye-catching succulent focal

Wildlife conflicts?

Wildlife conflicts? Most of us like wildlife in their native habitat, but when they enter ours it

Needle drop on evergreens

Needle drop on evergreens What is truly an evergreen? Technically, our evergreen species have

Invite pollinators, wildlife into your landscape

By PAM BAYTOS OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer CANFIELD With a little effort, you can make

Brown branch blues

Q. My trees have brown branches all over them. What is this? What can I do to save them? Mary from


URBAN GARDEN TOUR When: Monday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. What: Join OSU Extension staff and trained master

Watch for effects of June rains into summer

By DAVID SPRAGUE OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer CANFIELD I had just planted my vegetables,

Pears, apples and crabapples burning up?

Pears, apples and crabapples burning up? If your trees have brown to black leaves still attached

Going organic?

Going organic? Organic is trendy, but it is nothing new. Generations before us used organic