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  1. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

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

    compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... considered as substitutes for peaches. Genetically, the only difference between peaches and nectarines is the ... yellow or white-fleshed.   Selecting Peaches and Nectarines for Consumption High quality peaches and ...

  2. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Cherries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5515

    stirring to mix well. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring ... reduced inflammation and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Cherries contain vitamin C, ... their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities. Storage Cherries are highly perishable and should be ...

  3. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    primarily on the nutrient needs of the crop, the soil nutrient levels, and the nutrient content of the ... shavings) are put on soil the microorganisms in the soil start to break them down. Unfortunately, these wood ... nitrogen in the soil and they collect it more efficiently than plants do. In fact, they do it so well that ...

  4. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  5. Mold Has Grown on Your Food: What Should You Do?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5592

    considered a spoilage organism, but consumption of high levels of mold on food by individuals with ... food safety threats. Determining the difference between when food with mold growth should be discarded, ... Although there is still a lack of information regarding the food safety risks of mold growth on prepared ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    infestation and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. For a more detailed description of ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... a completely effective method of controlling medium to large privet shrubs. Simply cutting the shrub off at the ...

  7. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    between 35 and 50 degrees F can lead to premature flowering. Cabbage should be grown in the spring or fall ... Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 for optimum growth. This range of soil pH will ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ...

  8. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    fungicide applications are made for managing the disease on highly cultivated turfgrass such as golf course ... as being facultative parasites. The fungus survives on decaying organic matter or in soil, but will ... height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms appear as irregular, blighted ...

  9. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  10. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    to be based on soil test results. Soil sample bags, forms, and instructions are available from your ... especially in seasons with heavy rainfall. Lime should be applied only if indicated by soil test results to ... raise the soil pH to the range of 6.4 to 6.7. Pest Management Insect Management Adequate spacing between ...

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