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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. A Green Solution to Storm Water Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-solution-storm-water-management

    agriculture and natural resources, is exploring contour infiltration planting (CIP). The technique involves ... rain events. Contour planting is not a new concept. It's a common practice in agriculture to ... found a new use for contour plantings in urban areas, specifically for storm water management. "I ...

  5. Newly Named Chadwick Director Sees Arboretum as Campus Unifier

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/newly-named-chadwick-director-sees-arboretum-campus-unifier

    people young and old, rural and urban can learn from and implement in their own gardens." Chadwick ... Learning Gardens, Maloney desires to take the beauty of the arboretum campus wide. Chadwick Arboretum is ... located on the grounds of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. "Of all the ...

  6. She Leads Ohio's Master Gardeners: 'I Love Their Enthusiasm and Dedication'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/she-leads-ohios-master-gardeners-i-love-their-enthusiasm-and-dedication

    Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Program, she works with what's she keen on-- people and plants. She ... Gardener volunteers receive 50 hours of training from OSU Extension horticulture experts. In return, they ... provide 50 hours of gardening-related program service to their county Extension office. They stay ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Insects Munching On Your Garden? Learn How to Control Them July 10 in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/insects-munching-your-garden-learn-how-control-them-july-10-columbus

    July 5, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center (OARDC) are sponsoring a field day for home gardeners this Sunday, July 10, on ... Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project-- will begin at noon and run ...

  9. Ohio Master Gardeners Teaching Green During MGV Week May 17-23

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-master-gardeners-teaching-green-during-mgv-week-may-17-23

    May 5, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- From money management to environmental stewardship to good gardening ... practices, Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners are finding ways to be more "green." ... They'll showcase their efforts during Master Gardener Volunteer Program Week May 17-23. Master Gardener ...

  10. 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 ...

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