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  1. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... limiated use of fertilizers and pesticides.  The major principles of this approach are to build a healthy ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  2. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ... This webinar was offered in February of 2011 as part of the webinar series "Research to ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

  3. Large Crabgrass

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm/weeds/large-crabgrass

    Seeds are shiny, yellowish-brown and are 2-3 mm long. Management Cultural Practices Elevated mowing ... heights and judicious nitrogen fertilization can be extremely effective at reducing competition from ... crabgrass. Research studies have shown up to 95% reduction in crabgrass when mowing height is increased from ...

  4. Amanda M. Bennett

    https://miami.osu.edu/people/amanda-m-bennett-ms

    Bennett for information on: Crops, animal sciences, home gardening, beekeeping, weed management, farm ... management, landscaping, insects/pests, and anything agricultural or natural resource related.   "Born ...

  5. Become a Master Gardener Volunteer

    https://miami.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/becoming-miami-county-master-gardener-volunteer

    horticulture activities. Their commitment to the health and beauty of our community is greatly appreciated! To ...

  6. Coffee with the Master Gardeners: What's the Buzz?

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/coffee-master-gardeners-whats-buzz

    complexity of the bee colony and how it relates to pollination and the development of our food. Uncover ways ... you can help promote bee health in your very own backyard through management practices and planting ...

  7. Soil Testing Night

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/soil-testing-night

    Management Practices, Amanda Bennett, OSU Extension Educator 5:30 p.m.- Why Soil Testing is Important, Amanda ... Miami East FFA will provide free soil testing and recommendations to the first 100 samples and ... seminars throughout the night. Informational Seminar Schedule:  5:00 p.m.- Fertilizing the Garden and Best ...

  8. Field Bindweed

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm/weeds/field-bindweed

    parking lots, and waste areas. It prefers rich, fertile soils but can also persist on poor, gravelly ... soils. Plant description Description Field bindweed is a twining perennial vine. Characteristics ... more below the soil surface. Lateral roots are shallow and comprise most of the root mass. Rhizomes ...

  9. Changes Made to Rules on Applying Fertilizer

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/changes-made-rules-applying-fertilizer

    decide. Those who apply fertilizer on 50 or more acres now have the option to take an exam or attend ...

  10. Canada Thistle

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm/weeds/canada-thistle

    dunes, but the conditions it prefers are clay- loam soils, ample moisture, and full sun. Plant ... (pappus) is attached to one end. Management Cultural Practices The key principle to Canada thistle control ... is to stress the plant and force it to use stored root nutrients. Canada thistle can recover from ...

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