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  1. Let's Go Gardening at Local Garden Centers

    https://hancock.osu.edu/events/lets-go-gardening-local-garden-centers

    Do you have a gardening question?  The Master Gardener Volunteers will be available at four local ... garden centers to answer any questions that you might have. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. New Ohio State Swank Chair to Tackle Rural-Urban Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ohio-state-swank-chair-tackle-rural-urban-issues

    with the other." The role of the Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy is to develop and lead ... rural-urban interdependencies is just one of the goals of Ohio State University's newly appointed C. ... William Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy. The Swank Program conducts research and education on issues ...

  4. Teen Opportunities

    https://hancock.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/teen-opportunities

    third Wednesday of most months from 7- 8:30 pm at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center.   As ...

  5. Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/clever-rabbits-or-not-parking-lot-farm-seeing-results

    June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... garden on an old asphalt parking lot in Wooster in northeast Ohio. “I actually saw one leave (the ... garden),” Kovach said. “It pushed its way right out. They were using the wire on the gate as a trap door.” ...

  6. Chadwick Arboretum Fundraiser Sale Sept. 7-9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-fundraiser-sale-sept-7-9

    especially if they are purchased in real soil such as those sold at Scioto Gardens," Maloney said. ... Scioto Gardens also adds specialized mycorrhizae fungal spores to the soil that penetrate the root hairs ... in real soil can be planted much later into the fall season. Scioto Gardens specializes in both ...

  7. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    agriculturally dependent region is threatened with desertification and soil degradation that reduce crop productivity and ... also expect this research could lead to a new way to remediate polluted soils by taking advantage of ... March 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/busy-soil-microbes-provide-macro-field-benefits

    May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil ... Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... understood. There are hundreds to thousands of microbial species in agricultural soils, and we are just ...

  10. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

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