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  1. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  2. Soil Phosphorus and Crop Response to Phosphorus Fertilizer in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0146

    ANR-0146 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/18/2024 Manbir Rakkar, Soil Fertility ... P forms. Similarly, when P fertilizers are added to soil, they increase the soil-solution P concentration. ... transferring P from soil to roots. Crop Response to P Fertilizer Application The probability of a crop ...

  3. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    feeder, requiring a high level of nutrients. Have the soil tested and analyzed for site-specific ... recommendations for fertilizer applications. Contact your local OSU Extension office for information on soil ... based on the soil test. Soils higher in organic matter will generally need fewer applied nutrients ...

  4. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  5. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    marketing timber. In addition, by following management guidelines in selecting those trees to be harvested ... management or timber marketing, seek the assistance of a professional forester. The Ohio Department of ... management and marketing assistance to private woodland owners. In addition, there are several consulting ...

  6. Fertility Management of Meadows

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-5

    information on the role of nutrients in forage crop growth and management to maintain adequate fertility for ... Soil Fertility Manual. Norcross, Georgia. Rayburn, E. (1996). “Forage Management: Forage Fertilization ... producers during the establishment of the forage. Managing fertility for the maintenance of the stand and ...

  7. Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-7

    can best utilize nutrients, managing your nitrogen source, and comparing the total cost of fertilizer ... compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... the nutrient level of the soil and the amounts of lime and fertilizers necessary to achieve ...

  8. 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 ... harvest as nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  9. Hops Downy Mildew

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-49

    Management Hops downy mildew is best managed by integrating resistant varieties, cultural practices, and ... manage hops downy mildew in susceptible and some moderately resistant cultivars. Begin applications as ... fall. Commercial growers can consult the Ohio Hop Disease Management Guide (Plant Pathology Series No. ...

  10. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    soil fertility is essential for optimal onion production. Testing your soil pH and nutrient ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ... based on the soil test, take another soil test the following season.   Onions require more nutrients ...

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