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  1. Soil Lead Myths and Facts

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/lead-myths-and-facts

      Myth: All urban soils are polluted and it is not safe for me to garden: I need to build raised ... beds. Facts: While urban soils may have elevated lead, most are not sufficiently contaminated to pose ... a significant health risk. Research [1] suggests most urban soils have lower lead concentrations than the EPA’s ...

  2. Soil Heavy Metal Testing

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/soil-heavy-metal-testing

    These soil heavy metal testing packages are designed for gardens and urban farms (more ... recommendation (Example Report).  Interpretations for soil lead results are also given in Interpreting Garden ... common urban contaminants: lead, arsenic, and cadmium Complete Urban Garden Package    Nutrients+ Heavy ...

  3. Myths and Facts: Lead

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/myths-and-facts-lead

    Myth: All urban soils are polluted and it is not safe for me to garden: I need to build raised ... beds. Facts: While urban soils may have elevated lead, most are not sufficiently contaminated to pose ... a significant health risk. Research [1] suggests most urban soils have lower lead concentrations than the EPA’s ...

  4. News Articles- 2019

    https://brown.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/news-articles-2019

    January, 2019 Don’t Guess, Soil Test! Planning a Tea Garden While the Snow Flies Questions to Ask Before ... February Caring for Your Amaryllis Learn More About Pollinators February’s List for the Garden ...

  5. Update on Blueberry Production Research

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/update-blueberry-production-research

    a challenging proposition for both commercial growers and backyard gardeners.  This is because blueberries ... require an acidic pH of 4.5, high organic matter of 4-7%, and excellent drainage.  Idea blueberry soils ... hard to mimic those ideal blueberry grounds with acidifying soil by applying elemental sulfur, ...

  6. Getting the Most Out of Your Vegetable Garden Class Series

    https://lorain.osu.edu/news/getting-most-out-your-vegetable-garden-class-series

    “Getting the Most Out of Your Vegetable Garden.”  Classes will be held at the Lorain County OSU Extension ... Gardening Basics"- Have you thought about vegetable gardending but don't know where to begin.  ... heirloom this program will help you get the most from your garden.  Class will include information on ...

  7. 2019 CTC Annual Conference: Healthy Soils, Healthy Food, & Healthy People

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/2019-ctc-annual-conference-healthy-soils-healthy-food-healthy-people

    (sustainable) agriculture.  Rafiq Islam, the director of the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources program at The ... By Dr. Rafiq Islam SWBR Program Leader Healthy soil is the foundation of climate-smart ... Ohio State University South Centers delivered an in-depth research presentation titled  “Healthy Soils ...

  8. News tips and events for the week of April 22

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-april-22

    The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).  Almost ... of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and its Department of Food, Agricultural ... Arboretum & Learning Gardens, featuring speaker Joe Blundo, columnist with the Columbus Dispatch. Free ...

  9. Container Gardening- May 1, 2019 at Belpre Library

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/container-gardening-may-1-2019-belpre-library

    Container Gardening Workshop at Belpre Library Please call to register 740-423-8381. Program is ... Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator OSUE Washington County. Click here for flyer with more information.   ...

  10. Container Gardening- May 4, 2019 at Bob's Market & Greenhouses, Belpre

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/container-gardening-may-4-2019-bobs-market-greenhouses-belpre

    Container Gardening Workshop at Bob's Market & Greenhouses, Belpre, OH No registration ... Marcus McCartney, Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator OSUE Washington County. Click here for flyer ...

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