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Welcome to PlantFacts

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


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 opportunties, research projects, and online courses. http://plantfacts.osu.edu/web/


Images - (formerly Plant Dictionary) - A searchable database of high quality images featuring Ornamental plants, Turf, Plant Diseases, and Insects. http://plantfacts.osu.edu/images.lasso


GardenTips - Illustrated answers to over 800 commonly asked Gardening Questions, ranging from when to plant annuals to watering large shade trees. http://plantfacts.osu.edu/faq/


PlantFacts Glossary - Illustrated definitions of commonly used horticultural and turfgrass science terms.

Category:History of Horticulture - In the Autumn of 1968, Professor Freeman S. Howlett taught Horticulture 805, a course titled "The History and Literature of Horticulture: From Earliest Times to the Present." The information presented herein constitutes Professor Howlett's course outline that was distributed to students. A copy of his Course Preface is also provided.

Category:Growing Guide - Illustrated growing guides for various greenhouse crops.