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  1. Teaching Gardens @ Miami County Fairgrounds

    https://miami.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/teaching-gardens-miami-county-fairgrounds-0

    [Insert rendering of gardens] Click on the links below for a complete list of plants and growing ... information.  Succulent Garden Drought Tolerant Garden Butterfly Garden Herb Garden The horticulture garden beds ... were re-designed in 2021 by the Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers. ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  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, ... 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 ...

  7. Brood X News & Media Featuring OSU Entomology

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/brood-x-news-media-featuring-osu-entomology

    at soil conditions before Brood X cicadas surface.  Beth Burger  - Featuring Dave Shetlar, May ... 10, 2021:  https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/2021/05/10/bug-doc-dave-hunts-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. Greenhouse Plant Health and Pest Management

    https://entomology.osu.edu/courses/entmlgy-5610

    production of plants and other commodities in controlled environments, including greenhouses, urban vertical ... agriculture, high tunnels, hydroponic systems, and interiorscapes. Prereq: Sr standing or above. Graduate ...

  10. GROBucks: Herbs

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/grobucks-herbs

    garden.  Extension staff will highlight some common herbs you can grow in the garden, how to care for them, ...

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