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Pesticides and pollinators

Pesticides and pollinators From fungicides to herbicides, all forms of pesticides may have an


Pruning clinic

Pruning clinic Spring is here and it is time to prune. But, do you know what to prune and what


Cannas are back – and beautiful

By Hugh G. EARNHART OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer CANFIELD In the late 19th and early


Frost heave stresses plants

Q. I overheard some other gardeners talking about frost heaving in their perennial beds. Is this a


Naturalist Series: Teeth, Jaws & Claws

Naturalist Series: Teeth, Jaws & Claws When: Today, 6-7 p.m. What: Dale Gnidovec, OSU Orton


Birds are living dinosaurs

Birds are living dinosaurs Bring the family to learn about historic creatures and their connection


Thistle got you down?

Thistle got you down? Now is time to prepare for conquering this weed that gave you trouble last


Puddles are a sign of life in spring

By Jim Thornton Ohio certified volunteer naturalist There is much to look forward to in spring:


Finch seed not invasive thistle

Q. I want to feed the goldfinches, but I don’t want thistles all over my yard. Is there a way to do


This tasty vegetable can produce in early spring and late fall BEETS ARE TREATS

By Hugh G. EARNHART OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer The beet is the cultivated form of the


Renovating Old Flower Beds

Renovating Old Flower Beds When: Monday, 9:30 a.m.-noon. What: With winter coming to an end,


Know your plant parts

Know your plant parts To identify trees and shrubs that are dormant, understanding buds, bark,


How soon can I plant potatoes?

How soon can I plant potatoes? Don’t get too excited about planting, but you can plant in late


New corn mutants offer sweeter taste for extended time

By Hugh G. EARNHART OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer It has been a long time since our taste


Love ‘em or hate ‘em – wild violets

Q. Those purple violets will be coming up soon. What can I do to control them? Sharon from