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Growing Plants in Ohio

Warm-weather vegetables should be planted after the last frost.

When to Apply Grub Control in Ohio?

Grub control products with halofenozode or imidacloprid can be used in June and July to kill any new grub infestations in the lawn, according to the Ohio State University Extension.

Grub control products with halofenozode or imidacloprid can be used in June and July to kill any new grub infestations in the lawn, according to the Ohio State University Extension.

When to Plant Vegetables & Fruit in Central Ohio?

Warm-weather vegetables and fruits should be planted in central Ohio after the average last frost date. The Columbus area's last date is May 9; Dayton's is April 27. To be safe, plant after May 9, and check the weather forecast for unexpected frosts. Cool-weather vegetables and fruits can be planted in central Ohio around March 17, according to the Ohio State Extension.

The Best Time to Plant Hay Seed in Ohio

Hay is not any one type of plant, but can be made from various plans like alfalfa, clover and wheat. According to the Ohio Agronomy Guide, most hay species should be planted after April in northern Ohio and after March in southern Ohio.

How Far From Buried Power Lines Can I Plant a Tree?

Trees should never be planted within 10 feet of buried power lines and power line access boxes, according to the Ohio Consumers' Counsel. Call your local utility service provider ahead of time to have a technician survey you area and mark off areas to avoid.

Type of Grass Seed for Northwest Ohio

There are several types of grass seed suitable for northeast Ohio lawns.

According to The Ohio State University extension office, the best species of turfgrass for Ohio lawns are Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue and fine fescue. All of these do best when kept two to two-and-a-half inches tall.

When Can I Plant Impatiens in Central Ohio?

Impatiens bring a vibrant show of color to a garden.

Impatiens seeds should be sown indoors in mid-February. Fully-established transplants can be planted outdoors after the last spring frost, which is usually between April 15 and May 3 in Central Ohio.