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  1. "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learning-garden-teaches-landscaping-skills

    May 1, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Anyone seeking basic landscape garden design skills or wanting a new ... horticulture students are designing a "learning garden," an outdoor laboratory for learning about ... constructed landscapes commonly found in the urban Midwest, around Howlett Hall on the College of Food, ...

  2. A Formula For Higher Pest Resistance in Ornamental Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/formula-higher-pest-resistance-ornamental-trees

    higher pest resistance in popular ornamental trees and shrubs. An entomologist with the Ohio Agricultural ... the growth and nutrient content of trees, but it’s not helpful for insect resistance.” In fact ... gardeners are already reaping the benefits of this calendar, making fewer but more effective applications. ...

  3. Heavy Rainfall Causes Forage, Pasture Challenges

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/heavy-rainfall-causes-forage-pasture-challenges

    available in the OSU Extension fact sheet, "Forage Testing for Beef Cattle," at ... OSU Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, say livestock farmers they have talked ... some adjustments." More information on taking forage samples and interpreting test results is ...

  4. Commercial Grape and Wine Workshop is Nov. 4 in Piketon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/commercial-grape-and-wine-workshop-nov-4-piketon

    Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) viticulture outreach specialist, will lead hands-on ... sessions on sampling techniques for soil, leaf and berries; how to read soil and tissue test reports; ... participants will be lead through an introduction to sensory evaluation and its importance in recognizing wine ...

  5. Get Insect and Disease Diagnoses at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-insect-and-disease-diagnoses-farm-science-review

    August 16, 2006 LONDON, Ohio-- Got an insect or a disease plaguing your landscape plants or garden ... on Ohio State's campus of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in ... health problems. Clinic diagnosticians test over 2,500 plant samples a year, and they are bringing their ...

  6. National Emerald Ash Borer Research Conference to be Held in Wooster Oct. 12-13

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/national-emerald-ash-borer-research-conference-be-held-wooster-oct-12-13

    ash borer (EAB), a destructive insect responsible for killing millions of ash trees in urban settings and ... Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Previous meetings took place in ... University entomologist, conference organizer and a leading EAB researcher. Research topics featured at the ...

  7. OSU Urban Farming Study: What's the Best Way to Turn a Parking Lot into a Garden?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-urban-farming-study-whats-best-way-turn-parking-lot-garden

    place for a garden.   But in urban areas it can be. It tends to be cheap open land. And an Ohio State ... lots in places like Cleveland and Youngstown,” said Kovach, who works at the Ohio Agricultural ... three techniques, which is the best?” His work could boost the use of abandoned urban land. It ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Big Z's (for the Week of July 26, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-big-zs-week-july-26-2009

    Garden," http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1620.html; and "Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio ... named Bernard Lavery grew it in 1990. Also very big is a 59-pounder that a gardener named John Evans ... your garden, you might have so many right now that they're knocking on your back door to ask you ...

  9. OSU Extension Event to Bring the Green Industry to NW Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-event-bring-green-industry-nw-ohio

    July 29, 2005 TOLEDO, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension, along with a fledgling garden and ... registration is $20 for the day. The event is sponsored by Ohio State Extension Agricultural Business ... Northwest Ohio Landscape Garden Association-- the first organization of its kind to support green industry ...

  10. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... August 27, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Gardens do more than beautify an area, instill a love for plants, ... All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ...

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