About Horticulture
Horticulture is defined as: The science and art of growing fruit, flowers, ornamental plants and vegetables. Or The Science of cultivating plants. This includes farming, landscaping and gardening for both homeowners and commercial businesses.
County Horticulture News
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.
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Perennial & Landscape Plants for Ohio
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.
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