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Forbes.com review

Forbes.com recognizes OSU WebGarden as "Friendlier and more cutting edge than most academic sites, Ohio State University's WebGarden offers a wide range of multimedia resources. "

"OSU WebGarden Revisited" - Looking back on the evolution of WebGarden between 1998 and 2003. Published May 2003 in The Buckeye, Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association's monthly newsletter. (2.9 MB PDF file requires Acrobat Reader software)

OSU PlantFacts

PlantFacts has merged several digital collections developed at Ohio State University to become an international knowledge bank and multimedia learning center.

Web - Internet search engine - Most concentrated search engine dealing strictly with plants. Over 260,000 pages of information from every land-grant university in the U.S. and several government institutions across Canada. Also includes academic information about college degree programs, requirements, scholarships, career opportunities, research projects, and online courses.

Images - (formerly Plant Dictionary) - A searchable database of high quality images featuring Ornamental plants, Turf, Plant Diseases, and Insects.

Videos - Collection of 200 short gardening how-to videos, ranging from tips on basic landscaping to lessons on deadheading roses. Hosted by Tom McNutt, gardening expert for NBC4 in Columbus.

FAQ's - Illustrated answers to over 800 commonly asked Gardening Questions, ranging from when to plant annuals to watering large shade trees.

Glossary - Illustrated definitions of commonly used horticultural terms.

GardenTips - Daily reminders on what is (or should be) happening in your landscape.

Pocket Gardener

It is very easy to use and we hope you enjoy it! The download files have been developed for both Windows and Macintosh users. This is a very clean set-up because no program is installed on your handheld, just a collection of html files.

Electronic newsletters

Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine  

Weekly newsletter providing timely information about growing conditions in Central Ohio and throughout the state.


Your Link to Horticulture & Crop Science at Ohio State

Website Administrator: Dr. Tim Rhodus
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
Email: rhodus.1@osu.edu

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