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  1. Tree University: Why Urban Foresters Do the Things They Do and How You Can Help

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/tree-university-why-urban-foresters-do-things-they-do-and-how-you-can-help

    Why do cities do the things they do to enhance our urban trees? Central Ohio municipal tree care ... programs manage public trees, but what can volunteers, students, and Master Gardens can do to help? Join us ... for this 1-hour webinar on this topic that discusses how Ohio's urban forestry evolved, tree ...

  2. Staff/Faculty Appreciation Tour

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/stafffaculty-appreciation-tour-0

    your closest public garden and arboretum! This tour will highlight the Lane Ave. Gardens including the ...

  3. Staff/Faculty Appreciation Tour

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/stafffaculty-appreciation-tour

    public garden and arboretum! This tour will highlight the Lane Ave. Gardens including the Labyrinth, ...

  4. State Fair Natural Resources Judging Resources

    https://lucas.osu.edu/node/2182

    Adventures 3 Canning & Freezing How Does Your Garden Grow? Edible Landscapes Grow Your Own Vegetables ...

  5. Chadwick Arboretum Friends Update: Summer 2021

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/chadwick-arboretum-friends-update-summer-2021

    Dear Friends of Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens,   With the first weeks of summer already ... happening in the gardens.  When you walk through the Learning and Lane Ave. Gardens next time, you may ... (Cercis canadensis)  in the Learning Gardens, new cultivars of False Forget-Me-Not (Brunnera  spp.)   in ...

  6. Summer Produce- Enjoy Fresh and Preserve for the Year

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/summer-produce-enjoy-fresh-and-preserve-year

    It is the time of year when farm stands and vegetable gardens are full of the summer harvest. How ... times of the year. We invite you to read Using a Community Supported Agriculture Share to Plan Family ...

  7. Erosion Control

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

    Overview The top 6-8" of soil (or topsoil) is uniquely able to support plant and microbial ... life. But topsoil can be depleted by wind or water erosion and poor management, leading to lower ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ...

  8. Drainage

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

    Overview  Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow drainage and standing ... matter.  Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less ... biota and structure. Avoid Soil compaction Working your soils while wet can lead to soil compaction, ...

  9. Soil Organic Matter

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

    enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water stress during both dry and wet ... periods provides better conditions and a food source for soil biota, leading to improved biodiversity; ... Overview Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits to soil health. ...

  10. 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, ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ... site and every 3-4 years for existing sites. A standard soil test will provide information on your soil ...

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