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  1. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

    780,  Controlling Disease and Insects in Home Fruit Plantings.  Winter Mulching In addition to value for ... weed control, mulching is necessary to provide winter protection for the plants. Apply straw that is ... Mulches used for winter protection should be pulled from plants in early spring, before there is much leaf ...

  2. Pruning Erect Blackberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1431

    winter injuries. It is a good idea to wait until the full scope of winter injuries can be assessed. ... shoots back to 18 inches in the spring of the following year to avoid winter injury. Do not prune ...

  3. Cherry Leaf Spot

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

    taste; (2) devitalized trees that are more susceptible to winter injury; (3) death of fruit spurs; (4) ...

  4. Cicada Killer Wasp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-63

    grublike larvae spin a silken cocoon for protection from the ensuing winter. The larvae will pupate and ...

  5. Powdery Mildew of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-11

    cleistothecia on crop residue. The mildew fungus survives the winter as cleistothecia on wheat straw or as ...

  6. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ...

  7. Coping with Canada Geese: Conflict Management and Damage Prevention Strategies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-3

    a combination of hunting pressures on wintering grounds and migration routes, unrestricted egg harvesting, and ... Adult flocks break up in mid-winter with each pair looking for a breeding location. Do not let them ... which necessitates feeding them and maintaining open water for them during winter. The feeding and ...

  8. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    other structures. During warm winter and spring days, boxelder bugs and leaf-footed bugs may become ... warm days during winter and early spring, the bugs sometimes emerge on light-colored surfaces outdoors ... adults begin to seek protected sites to spend the winter, and they may inadvertently enter a home or ...

  9. Phomopsis Cane and Leaf Spot of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-47

    losses by: Weakening canes, which makes them more susceptible to winter injury. Damaging leaves, which ...

  10. Natural Organic Lawn Care

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

    because the seedling grass may not produce sufficient growth to survive the winter. If seeding cannot be ... than normal to discourage fungal diseases in winter. Leave clippings on the lawn; they break down ... functions, disease resistance and winter hardiness. Table 2. Organic Fertilizers Organic Fertilizer* N (%) ...

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