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  1. Master Gardeners Help Brighten Community With New Children's Garden

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/master-gardeners-help-brighten-community-new-childrens-garden

    community businesses and other interested parties have donated upwards of $175,000 to support the garden ... would be hard pressed to miss the city's new children's garden – a one-acre world of vibrant ... that the garden is located at Smiley Recreational Park.   The garden, designed, developed, and ...

  2. Secrest Arboretum Head Named Honorary Member of Garden Club of America

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/secrest-arboretum-head-named-honorary-member-garden-club-america

    Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, has been named an honorary member of The Garden Club of America,  one of the ... Bulbs. The Akron Garden Club, a member of the GCA, nominated Cochran for the recognition. Cochran has 47 ... agricultural science in 1964 from the highly regarded horticulture program at Ohio State University.  From ...

  3. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    be a way for communities to promote urban gardening, support local foods, and encourage healthier ... land; and they need less-expensive equipment compared to larger-scale, open-field farming methods. With ... morning and set up a high tunnel and by the end of the day I can have my vegetable garden up and ...

  4. Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Bees and Pesticides

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-ohio-state-experts-available-speak-bees-and-pesticides

    enhancement; and is a garden writer for the Akron Beacon Journal. She can be reached at 330-263-3723 (office), ... farm, lawn and garden insecticides, called neonicotinoids, in crashing bee populations. Also of note,  ... Dave Shetlar,  a professor in the Department of Entomology based in Columbus, described a less ...

  5. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock

    less-expensive equipment compared to larger-scale, open-field farming methods. With compost socks, farming could ... of the day I can have my vegetable garden up and going." Although researchers are only in their ... results. And researchers believe that the compost socks can support a whole host of vegetables, from ...

  6. Ohio State Extension Kicks Off Summer Farm Tour Series

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-extension-kicks-summer-farm-tour-series

    July 1, 2005 CARROLTON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension's Sustainable Agriculture Team ... on sustainable agricultural and gardening enterprises and farming skills. The tours are free and open ... or contact the Ohio State Extension Sustainable Agriculture Team at (330) 627-4310, or log on to ...

  7. June 11 Heirloom Rose Sale: ‘Can’t Buy These Anywhere Else’

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/june-11-heirloom-rose-sale-%E2%80%98can%E2%80%99t-buy-these-anywhere-else%E2%80%99

    encouraged, but bring your own food. The garden and arboretum are part of the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... June 1, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Secrest Arboretum’s Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance  will have ... currently grow in the garden. The garden is one of the largest collections of heirloom rose plants in the ...

  8. OARDC Rose Garden to Hold Open House June 9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-rose-garden-hold-open-house-june-9

    spring, said Kelly King, caretaker of Wooster’s Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, which will hold its ... free annual open house from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. on June 9. The garden, which spans three acres and is home ... to about 1,500 heirloom rose plants, is part of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Apple or crabapple? (for the week of Oct. 28, 2001)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-apple-or-crabapple-week-oct-28-2001

    less mess for gardeners! Crabappily, Twig Hey Editor! Ken Cochran, curator, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio ... only their size. Crabapples, by definition, are 2 inches or less in diameter. Apples are more than ... through the winter. They look nice-- they’re red or yellow-- and sometimes are eaten by birds. Gardeners ...

  10. Learn to Grow Blueberries at Home

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-grow-blueberries-home

    easily incorporated into a home garden. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists will explain how ... it's done at a workshop on May 15. Planting Blueberries in the Home Garden will take place from 6 p.m. ... grow blueberries, care and maintenance, and pest control. The workshop is open to anyone interested in ...

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