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  1. The Plant Protective Box

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/plant-protective-box

    tilled ground in my garden.   Next I planted my cabbages inside the box and placed a thick straw mulch ... freely--but not garden pests.  I was able to watch my cabbages grow and thrive in their protected ... against elephants. Exploring New Options. While I was working in the Oxford Community Garden as a Master ...

  2. Master Gardener Volunteer Annual Spring Plant Sale

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    transplanted by Master Gardeners from their own gardens!  New and gently used garden tools and decor will also ... be available. Master Gardener Volunteer Annual Plant Sale Flyer ...

  3. Choosing a milkweed species for your garden

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    You have no doubt seen or heard about the declining monarch butterfly population. Home gardeners ... difference will allow you to select the species that will fit best into your home garden beds.  Asclepias ... tuberose, butterfly weed, can grow to three feet tall but is usually about 2 feet tall in a garden. It ...

  4. Master Gardener Class Introductory Meeting

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    Application and Fees due to office by September 3, 2015. Master Gardener Class Information and ...

  5. OSUE Volunteer Appreciation Reception & Open House

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    volunteers, Master Gardener Volunteers, 4-H Advisors, 4-H Members and the community are invited. We encourage ...

  6. Woolly Bear Caterpillars

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    or outdoor garden care and tips, as well as other garden topics, visit www.ohioline.com and click on ... the Yard and Garden link, or call the OSU Extension, Butler County, at (513) 887-3722, or in ...

  7. Putting your Garden to Bed for the Winter

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    The 2015 garden year is about to begin.  Many folks think of next year’s garden as beginning next ... amendments in the fall and they have all winter to work their way into the soil. Fall Garden Clean-up:  Rake ... this year’s garden litter.  Those old vines and stems provide overwintering sites for insects and ...

  8. Hellebore – Soon the first flowers of the hellebore will Welcome Spring

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    Hellebores also known as Christmas or Lenten Roses are wonderful additions to a shade garden.  In ... busy gardener as once they are established they require little care and will live for many years.  ... There are several species of hellebores that can be grown in the garden, but the most common ones are ...

  9. Time to Think about Planting Peas

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    Peas are one of the easiest vegetables to grow in a garden or even in containers, ­ ­if you ... our unpredictable late fall weather.  People have been enjoying garden peas Pisum sativum for over ... Thomas Jefferson, who grew many varieties in his home garden.  And, of course, the monk, Gregor Mendel, ...

  10. Welcome Summer Festivities with Geraniums

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    directly into the garden. It’s a great plant, but my favorite geranium is an annual. The geranium to ... decorate your porch for a cheery look is most often found in garden centers already in bloom in shades ... outdoor garden care and tips, as well as other garden topics, visit www.ohioline.com and click on the Yard ...

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