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  1. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    done on many practices that are an integral part of organic lawn care such as core aeration, mowing ... and only four species are useful for home lawns: turf-type tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, fine ... a natural organic lawn. The improved “turf-type” cultivars have dramatic differences in quality and ...

  2. Powdery Mildew on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3081

    yard and garden kentucky bluegrass erysiphe graminis mildew fungi plant disease lawn and turf powdery ... species. In general, it is not considered to be a serious disease on turf. Powdery mildew occurs on a wide ... Kentucky bluegrass tend to occur on turf growing in shaded areas during spring to fall when moderate ...

  3. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    acting as an alternative host for the disease, black stem rust, caused by the fungus Puccina graminis. As ... health threat to humans, companion animals, and livestock. Multiple diseases of consequence such as Lyme ... disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and anaplasmosis can be vectored or transmitted by ticks to their ...

  4. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    for timber harvest because of form, disease, insect infestation, or injury. Cutting Cycle. The planned ... growth or disease resistance. Girdling. A cut or damage completely encircling the tree trunk, going ... site. P Pathology, Forest. The science that studies tree diseases. Pesticides. Chemicals, including ...

  5. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0108

    shade trees. However, any number of insects and diseases affect the trees. Among the most important ...

  6. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    update. The P and K values used for recommendation criteria now use a Mehlich 3 soil test reported in ...

  7. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    disease and insect resistance, and adaptations that allow the turf to thrive in differing environmental ... Street, Agronomist, Ohio State University Extension When considering the establishment of a new lawn, the ... to the conditions where the lawn is to be located. Shady, wet, poorly drained areas, or regions of ...

  8. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    a portion of the DORA is dissolved, the legislative authority must provide the updated boundaries that ...

  9. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    Extension Susan K. White Many homeowners will apply lime to their lawn once a year with the hopes of ... determine if liming is needed, and how one should go about effectively applying lime to the lawn. Why Do ... Home Lawns Need Lime? Lime is applied to the soil of home lawns to increase the soil pH. Soil pH, ...

  10. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    constitute an endorsement by The Ohio State University. Please check with individual laboratories for updated ...

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