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  1. 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 ...

  2. Ask A Master Gardener Booth- Simply Living Garden Tour

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/ask-master-gardener-booth-simply-living-garden-tour

    Get your gardening questions answered by Franklin County Master Garden Volunteers at Simply ... Living's 2021 Sustainable Living and Garden Tour.  ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Master Gardener Volunteer Class of 2022 Orientation Session

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/master-gardener-volunteer-class-2022-information-session-0

    We are currently recruiting potential Master Gardener Volunteers. The next training will begin in ... Please click here for more information on the Master Gardener Volunteer Program.  Thursday, June 10, ...

  6. Master Gardener Volunteer Class of 2022 Orientation Session

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/master-gardener-volunteer-class-2022-information-session

    We are currently recruiting potential Master Gardener Volunteers. The next training will begin in ... Please click here for more information on the Master Gardener Volunteer Program.  Thursday, June 10, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Michelle Perry

    https://miami.osu.edu/people/michelle-perry

    Program Assistant, Community Gardening perry.2484@osu.edu Community gardening Miami County ... Extension team and manage the community garden project, which has a mission that’s close to my heart. ... Gardening and serving my community are two of my biggest passions, and I’m fortunate that this role will ...

  9. Juneteenth Strawberry Festival

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/juneteenth-strawberry-festival

    Children's Activities, Ask a Master Gardener Booth, Berry Poem Contest, and Strawberry Recipe Swap. Please ...

  10. Coffee with the Master Gardeners: A Monthly Hands-on Gardening Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/coffee-master-gardeners-monthly-hands-gardening-workshop

    Succulents July 10: Soil Testing for the Lawn & Garden August 7: Lovely Lilacs September 4: Planting the ... Join Franklin County Master Gardeners for a monthly hands-on gardening workshop. Most sessions ... will feature hands-on activities or sessions in the garden.  COST: $15 per session WHERE: ...

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