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  1. Soil Health Management

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management

    additional equipment, risk, or testing expenses; and realize that many soil improvements take time.  Soil ... Set Reasonable Soil Health Goals The first step to soil health management is assessing your ... current soil health and identifying what properties need to be maintained or improved. Set up soil health ...

  2. Summer Sprout

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-0

    The Summer Sprout Community Garden program can help! Gardens enrolled in Summer Sprout are ... eligible for soil testing, soil amendments, tilling services, plants, seeds, materials for raised beds (if ... eligible), technical assistance and education. Existing community gardens interested in expanding may also be ...

  3. Student Research at Chadwick Arboretum

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/student-research-chadwick-arboretum

    Allison Swanka’s Honors Thesis “Soil Health and Ecosystem Services in OSU Chadwick Arboretum” is ... a valuable research project that examines soil health and ecosystem services in Chadwick Arboretum & ... Learning Gardens. Thank you for your important research Allison!  Click Here to Read Allison's Final ...

  4. Soil Type & History

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/soil-type-history

    the state. [View a larger map of Ohio's soil regions (Ohio Department of Agriculture).] Ohio has ... Survey. The US Department of Agriculture provides descriptions of specific soil series, including general ... The Ohio landscape includes a variety of soil types, natural history, and climatic factors which ...

  5. School and Youth Gardens

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-1-0

    School and youth garden programs can focus on influencing dietary behavior, enhancing ... about any subject there is. Our office considers school and youth gardens to be a specialized form of ... community garden.  Our community garden programs are also open to school garden programs, and they are ...

  6. Commercial Soil Testing

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/commercial-soil-testing

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/soil-heavy-metal-testing/sampling-instructions Soluble Salts Soluble salts commonly found in soils include calcium, magnesium, sodium, chloride, ... https://soilhealth.osu.edu/sites/soilhealth/files/imce/WhitePapers/Soil%20Aggregate%20Stability.pdf Soil Sampling for Contaminant Testing (for homeowners) Ohio State's Damaged Soil ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ...

  7. Suburban Community Gardening

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-1

    Suburban Community Gardening Are you a community garden in a Cuyahoga County suburb?  Please ... contact Maggie Rivera, the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator for more information about ...

  8. Farm To School

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-1-1

    Related to school garden programs is the effort to get fresh, healthy, local food into our ...

  9. Soil Health Assessment

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment

    ’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of vegetables or landscaping plants that are ... Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil health for generations, recent ... efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present information on soil ...

  10. Amanda Osborne

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/people/amanda-osborne

    2015.  She has been working in the urban agriculture field for the last four years, gaining experience ... Geography from Ohio University, and received her Master’s in Urban Geography from The George Washington ... Cleveland Beekeepers Association (GCBA) and the American Community Garden Association (ACGA).   ...

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