Want to see a picture of what might be feeding on your apple trees? Or maybe it's time to winterize your roses- how about a watching a video to learn how? Perhaps you're looking for seasonal gardening tips on perennials, lawns or houseplants.
All this information and more is available at Plant Facts, a website that has merged several digital collections developed at Ohio State University to become an international knowledge bank and multimedia learning center.
The breadth of information accessible from this site is amazing. A search engine links to over 260,000 pages of horticultural information from university and government institutions across the U.S. and Canada. There is a searchable database of images of ornamental plants, fruits and vegetables, turf, and plant diseases and insects; a collection of 200 short how-to videos on a wide range of gardening topics; as well as illustrated answers to over 800 commonly asked gardening questions and a glossary of commonly used horticultural terms.
To access this informative site, go to: Plant Facts.
Article published on October 5, 2010.