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

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    for Veggies" program); lead hands-on summer sessions for junior gardeners in grades 1 through ... 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 ...

  2. New Test Simplifies Soil Quality Assessment

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    in an agricultural field, a greenhouse and even a homeowner's backyard garden. Ohio State ... Agriculture. "With this test anyone can monitor the quality of their soil right in the field and measure ... active," said Islam. "So acquiring results from a test that also accounts for inactive carbon is not ...

  3. Ohio State Plant Trials Bring Out the Best in Annuals

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    are recommended to the green industry. "The results are important to growers and garden centers ... cultivars are tested in the county Extension gardens located behind the office. For more information, ... that live only one season. "With today's lifestyle, gardeners want things that look good and ...

  4. Late Blight Got Your Tomatoes/Potatoes? Learn about Symptoms, Management

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    Diagnostic Clinic is a leading diagnostic service that aids in the identification and diagnosis of plant ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in Columbus, Ohio. This article is part of a monthly series aimed at ... addressing potential horticultural problems for homeowners and garden enthusiasts. COLUMBUS, Ohio — ...

  5. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

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    blighted urban neighborhoods with little access to fresh, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables. But ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ... Michael Pinkham, who were involved in the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ’s Ohio ...

  6. See Roses, Ohio History at OARDC Rose Garden Open House

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    no projectiles. The garden is part of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), ... annual open house at Ohio State University’s Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance will feature ... developed hundreds of years ago — grow in the three-acre garden. They’ll be in full bloom for ...

  7. Master Gardeners Give Back During Master Gardener Volunteer Program Week, May 17-24

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    about gardening. So much so that they spent over 151,000 hours last year leading beautification ... May 11, 2010 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Ohio Master Gardener volunteers love plants and teaching others ... projects, giving horticultural presentations and raising gardening awareness. Their volunteer efforts ...

  8. "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills

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    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, ...

  9. Work in Plant Disease Biocontrol Earns OARDC Researcher Spot in World Class South Korean Program

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    Agricultural Research and Development Center is providing his expertise in biological control of plant diseases ... participation in that nation's World Class University Program.   Brian McSpadden Gardener is collaborating ... to bioenvironmental control. In addition to the research, McSpadden Gardener is teaching ...

  10. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

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    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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