Most gardens are planted by now, but homeowners will continue to fill in spots, replace plants and tweak the landscape. Garden centers are still well stocked with plant material to do so. However, as landscapes begin to mature, so do the insect and disease pests that feed on them. For instance, the fungal disease, anthracnose, has already caused major defoliation in sycamore, ash and oak trees.
Our office has a couple of books that might be of interest to you for sale. Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association put together two books that focus on Perennial Plants and Landscape Plants for Ohio.
There have been several more reports of bed bugs being found in the county. A good discussion of bedbugs can be found in our bed bug fact sheet: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2105.html The Chronicle Telegram article is reproduced below: Bugs That Bite