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  1. Ohio AgrAbility at 2018 Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-2018-farm-science-review

    In the Utzinger Memorial Garden, staff presented two sessions on Gardening through the Lifespan. Even ... when staff were not presenting workshops in the garden, OAP was still on display- staff designed large ... “garden signs” with tips on gardening with low vision, arthritis and other imitations, which were planted ...

  2. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design in the Garden

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-garden

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Everyone wants a garden to be ... enjoyable activity. If you enjoy gardening but are finding it is harder to do as you get older, or have more ... demands on your time, consider integrating Universal Design solutions into your garden. Universal Design ...

  3. Busy People Can Garden Too!

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/node/192

    Amanda Douridas will share tips on how even busy people can garden successfully. Douridas works ... full-time as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator in Champaign County, and is a wife and ... mother of 2. She has transformed her garden over the last 15 years to make it an enjoyable and manageable ...

  4. Planting When Soil Temperatures are Right

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/news/planting-when-soil-temperatures-are-right

    Every day the the sun shines brings lots of gardeners to their gardens.  The calendar tells us we ... could be planting early spring crops in the garden but what does the soil thermometer tell us.  If you ... planted in your garden that just “set” there and did not take off?  Perhaps you planted them in wet soils ...

  5. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Raised, vertical and elevated beds and container gardens

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop

    physical limitations, kneeling, bending or stooping to tend your garden may be difficult or impossible. ... Raising your garden with elevated or raised beds, using walls and trellises for vertical gardens, or using ... containers or hanging gardens could reduce your need to stop or bend, and make gardening accessible for you.  ...

  6. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Garden carts, rolling work seats and storage

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop-you

    supplies out to the garden can be difficult if you have arthritis or another physical limitation. Tools, ... to the garden in one trip, but that is an easy way to aggravate your arthritis, overexert yourself, ... or drop valuable supplies, and ruin a good day in the garden. Having the right equipment can make it ...

  7. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design House and Garage at Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-house

    The Universal Design Display House was built in the McCormick building at the Molly Caren Agricultural ... garage, garden and workshop, as well as disability inclusion at OSU Extension and in the community. The ... design solutions can be added to your home, equipment, workshop, barn and garden over months or years and ...

  8. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Choosing the right tools and equipment

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop-you

    physical limitations, having the right tools and equipment for gardening is vital, and may make the ... stooping, long handled tools and a garden cart with a seat are essential. If you have hand pain, stiffness, ... transport tools. Some garden carts have a tall handle for steering and moving the cart, eliminating the need ...

  9. OSHA & Ag

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/osha-ag

    A 10-hour General Industry course designed for the agricultural workforce.   A training course for ... health hazards in the workplace, specifically the agricultural workplace. Through this training, workers ...

  10. Cut Flowers for Beginners

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/events/cut-flowers-beginners

    Cut flower gardens are simpler to have than you may realize. Learn the basic supplies and ...

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