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  1. Backyard Vegetable Gardening- Tomatoes: What's Eating Them Besides You?

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/backyard-vegetable-gardening-tomatoes-whats-eating-them-besides-you

    garden fresh tomatoes.  flyer ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Backyard Vegetable Gardening- Tomatoes: What's Eating Them Besides You?

    https://greene.osu.edu/events/backyard-vegetable-gardening-tomatoes-whats-eating-them-besides-you

    flyer ...

  6. Homeowner Lawn Care: Late Spring & Early Summer

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/homeowner-lawn-care-late-spring-early-summer

    much do I need to be watering?  Should I have my soil tested?  How do I test my soil? I've tested ... my soil, but how do I interpret the results?   If yes to any of these questions, the recording is ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Research

    https://entomology.osu.edu/research

    urban agriculture to provide a wide range of ecosystem services are realistic, whether certain soil ... Extension and agricultural industry, we researched the distribution of the invasive Asiatic garden beetle ... that certain heavy metals in urban ecosystems (cadmium, chromium, arsenic, and lead) caused ...

  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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