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  1. Rain Barrels and Gardening: Attend Free Event this Sunday in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-barrels-and-gardening-attend-free-event-sunday-columbus

    barrel gardening expert. Additionally, there will be other master gardeners on hand to lead tours of ... university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) are the sponsors. Future gardening ... June 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Learn about rain barrels and their use in backyard gardening ...

  2. Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-restore-fertility-degraded-soils

    soils in urban areas. Ohio State University researchers are studying the effects of composed yard ... disturbed soils in urban landscapes," said Herms. The researchers are focusing on mulches with a low ... trimmings, as well as a mixture of hardwood bark and composted manure on the health of disturbed soils in ...

  3. A Green Solution to Storm Water Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-solution-storm-water-management

    agriculture and natural resources, is exploring contour infiltration planting (CIP). The technique involves ... rain events. Contour planting is not a new concept. It's a common practice in agriculture to ... reduce soil erosion, and is widely used out West to conserve water in arid regions. But Dyke may have ...

  4. Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-how-construct-rain-garden-farm-science-review

    Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, will present "Rain Gardens" at 11 a.m. on ... well in your area under the soil and site conditions found in your rain garden-- annuals, perennials, ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ...

  5. 100 Lbs. of Potatoes From 4 Sq. Ft.? Learn How in Columbus Aug. 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/100-lbs-potatoes-4-sq-ft-learn-how-columbus-aug-14

    gardeners will be on hand to lead tours of the Project’s garden and to answer vegetable-gardening questions. ... August 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- On Sunday, Aug. 14, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its last gardening program of the season from noon-1 p.m. ...

  6. Insects Munching On Your Garden? Learn How to Control Them July 10 in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/insects-munching-your-garden-learn-how-control-them-july-10-columbus

    hand to lead a tour of the Project’s garden and to answer various vegetable-gardening questions.   The ... July 5, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center (OARDC) are sponsoring a field day for home gardeners this Sunday, July 10, on ...

  7. Learn More about Rain Gardens at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-more-about-rain-gardens-farm-science-review

    rain garden on the grounds of the Lawrence G. Vance Soil and Water Conservation Park along Friday ... Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts to educate visitors how properly constructed rain gardens ... Another aspect of a rain garden is its design, which involves creating a depression or dish in the soil ...

  8. CFAES students featured on cover of Garden Center magazine

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/july-2016/cfaes-news/cfaes-students-featured-cover-garden-center-magazine

    Garden Center describes itself as “the leading industry trade publication serving independent garden ... center in the May 2016 issue of Garden Center magazine. Cristen Flamm and Nathan Detwiler, both ...

  9. Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-focus-reponsible-urban-land-use-management

    carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of carbon ... ecosystems. Some agenda topics include: The Changing Face of Urban Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil ... populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing ...

  10. City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/city-gardeners-learn-how-get-big-results-small-spaces-free-may-15-event-columbus

    of expertise on the topic. Additionally, there will be other master gardeners on hand to lead tours ... May 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture ...

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