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  1. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Site Preparation and Planting Using the Wild-Simulated Approach

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-57

    ginseng in the woods over many years. Figure 1. Life cycle of American ginseng. Photo from: American ... started; however, you must have a woodland with suitable ginseng sites in order to produce wild-simulated ... is flat, be sure to avoid areas with poorly drained soils. Some indicators of a good ginseng site ...

  2. Lichens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-12

    A fruiticose-type lichen attached to an azalea plant.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Figure 2. A crustose-type lichen ... growing on the bark of a tree.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Where do lichens grow? Lichens are located on ... Greenshield lichens growing on tupelo tree bark.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Do lichens damage plants? ...

  3. How to Identify and Enhance Ohio’s Wild Bees in Your Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-85

    using Langstroth hives, pictured here. Photo: MaLisa Spring. Biology of Ground Nesting Bees Most people ... (Claytonia virginica). Photo: MaLisa Spring. Many ground nesting bees are specialists on certain groups of ... distinguished by their “armpit” hair, which allows them to collect pollen further up on their hind leg. Photo ...

  4. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    spiders have 6–8 eyes. Photo courtesy of MaLisa Spring. Role in Biological Control Harvestmen are ... enemies with a diversity of prey as well as nectar and pollen resources. Photo courtesy of MaLisa Spring. ... Photo courtesy of MaLisa Spring. Life Cycle Most harvestmen mate to reproduce but a few species are ...

  5. Is It Pine, Spruce, or Fir?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-80

    Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens), and white fir (Abies concolor). Photos by author. ... eastern white pine (five-needled). Photos by author. Spruce (Picea spp.) Spruces have needles attached ... images are of Colorado blue spruce (P. pungens) and Norway spruce (P. abies). Photos by author. Fir ...

  6. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-56

    grown and wild grown ginseng root. Photo courtesy of Bob Beyfuss, Cornell Cooperative Extension. As ... leaves and seed at the end of each growing season. Site Security and Selection Because of ginseng's ... a third degree misdemeanor. The first thing to consider when evaluating a potential ginseng site is ...

  7. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/files/peppers.pdf. Food Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture peppers habanero peppers ghost peppers ohio peppers pepper ... garden. Pepper Site Requirements Peppers need at least six to eight hours of full sun during the growing ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ...

  8. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Lacewings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-72

    Green lacewing adults rely on pollen, nectar and honeydew as food sources.  Photo credit: MaLisa Spring. ... Brown lacewings, however, may provide valuable pest management services as larvae and adults.  Photo ... to aid in camouflage as protection from predators.  Photo credit: Michele Rundquist-Franz. ...

  9. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Crab Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-70

    structure that accepts sperm from the male’s palp during mating (Photos: John Maxwell: full body; and Iustin ... outstretched (Photo Kim Moore). The hunting spot selected by this northern crab spider, Mecaphesa asperata, is ... regain its position and try again (Photo: Dan Leeder). Crab spiders mating. Males are often smaller and ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, and Cauliflower

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg5512

    a good source of vitamin K and C. Photo: Hans Braxmeier, Pixabay Leaves and stems of broccoli heads ... variety in color and texture.  Figure 2. Cauliflower is a good source of vitamin K and C. Photo: Hans ... Bushel. Little Rock: University of Arkansas System, Division of Agriculture, 2013. PDF ...

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