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  1. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    ends up looking like fertile garden soil, is called compost. Fondly referred to by farmers as “black ... improving the capacity to hold water and nutrients (particularly in sandy soils), and adding essential ... nutrients to any soil. Improving your soil is the first step toward improving plant health. How Does ...

  2. Happy Harvest Moon and Fall Equinox

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/happy-harvest-moon-and-fall-equinox

    Associate Professor on Soil and Plant Community Restoration at OSU. Dr. Davies will explain his research on ... advantage of the opportunities to eat their lunches outside on our benches and signing themselves up for ... group tours. Our Open House on September 10th saw many new faces to our Learning Gardens, too!      We ...

  3. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 and 7.0 (slightly acidic) is ideal. Many of our home lawn ... factors cause the formation of acidic soil conditions. One primary cause is the leaching of base nutrients ... the extent to which fertilizer application will affect soil pH is dependent on a number of factors:  ...

  4. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    prevented with a well-balanced diet that contains the nutrients you need to stay healthy as you age. The ... best diet for healthy aging is one that is nutrient-dense. A nutrient-dense eating pattern contains ... a variety of nutrient-rich foods that meet your daily calorie needs without providing too many calories. ...

  5. Naturalist Series: An Overview of Deer Management in Ohio

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/naturalist-series-overview-deer-management-ohio-0

    process for setting management goals (increase, decrease or maintain deer population), an overview of ... tools used to achieve management goals, deer herd condition and disease updates, and current management ...

  6. Tree University: Powerful Pawpaws

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/tree-university-powerful-pawpaws

    Information Join us for this 1-hour webinar with Dr. G. Matt Davies, Associate Professor on Soil and Plant ... Community Restoration at OSU. Dr. Davies will explain his research on using the Pawpaw tree,  Asimina ... triloba to find ways to make forest management and restoration pay in order to tackle the issues of ...

  7. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  8. Tree University: Investing in Trees for Health, Safety, and Equity

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/tree-university-investing-trees-health-safety-and-equity

    1-hour webinar with Rosalie Hendon, Environmental Planner and project manager of Columbus' first ... UFMP Project manager Rosalie Hendon will detail challenges, opportunities, and early wins that Columbus ... April 2021. Rosalie Hendon is the project manager of Columbus’ first Urban Forestry Master Plan. An ...

  9. Fulbrighters Experience Research Opportunities, Ohio’s People and Culture

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/fulbrighters-experience-research-opportunities-ohio%E2%80%99s-people-and-culture

    – it was great. Having an introduction from OSU (one of the research managers came with me to do ... Fulbrighters Experience Research Opportunities, Ohio’s People and Culture Bringing internationals ... to our campus takes a village in normal years, all the more so since COVID-19 hit.  In June, OSU’s ...

  10. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    stress. Fair managers should evaluate existing buildings for good air exchange and air movement, and make ... managed as the builders intended: Many older fair buildings are cavernous compared to those constructed ... better environments. Proper management of shade devices: Many fair buildings utilize tarps to provide ...

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