August 10, 2011

Seeding a New Lawn

A thick, healthy lawn is an important element in an attractive home landscape. The establishment of a new lawn requires careful planning and hard work. However, it is time well spent. The effort devoted to site preparation and turf establishment will be reflected in the quality of the turf for many years.

Harvesting and Storing Onions and Garlic


Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity results in high quality, nutritious products.  If properly harvested and stored, onions and garlic will keep most of their original flavor and food value for months. See the ISUE Yard & Garden Column for August 4, 2011 for answers on when to harvest and how to store onions and garlic.



Asian Longhorned Beetle Update. Beetles Found in Ohio

Earlier this summer the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, was found in Bethel, Ohio (30 miles southeast of Cincinnati). The infestation was identified after a propert