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  1. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    the soil of home lawns to increase the soil pH. Soil pH, a measure of the soil's acidity or ... soil pH above 6.0 can increase the availability of these nutrients, thus making it easier to maintain ... should be made either in the spring or fall when rainfall is most abundant. Rain helps move the material ...

  2. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    Woven Wire Bin One easy-to-make, economical container requires only a length of  woven wire fencing. ... construction. Wire mesh can be substituted for wooden sides to increase air flow. Turning Bins Turning bins are ... be composted in open heaps. Bins are  not required. When food wastes are added, however, the compost  ...

  3. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    to unintended weight loss and put you at an increased risk for infections, anemia, electrolyte ...

  4. Tracking Precipitation Throughout Fairfield County

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/tracking-precipitation-throughout-fairfield-county

    Have you ever experienced the phenomenon of seeing rain falling in the distance but never feeling ...

  5. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    winter, there is increasing interest among high tunnel growers to produce crops throughout the winter ... to a temperature increase inside the structure. A validation conducted by Frantz et al. in 2010 ... a double-layer polyethylene film glazing. Replacing this glazing with a single-layer film increased the ...

  6. Joint Economic Development Districts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1560

    agreements that have the potential to increase revenues and create jobs. JEDD contractual agreements, which ... portion of ORC 715.72 requires contracting entities to provide notice of a proposed JEDD to noncontracting ... any non-JEDD party would provide water or sewer services, the bill requires that the JEDD contract ...

  7. 2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Classes Begin In October

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/2021-ohio-certified-volunteer-naturalist-classes-begin-october

    The 2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Classes are scheduled to begin this fall. Those ... volunteer requirement portion of the program before receiving their certification.  If you have any ...

  8. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    the female requires proteins and iron from blood to produce eggs. Female mosquitoes use specialized ... late summer and early fall, female Northern house mosquitoes are more inclined to bite humans and ... diabetes, and heart diseases often experience more severe WNV symptoms. Age and sex also seem to increase ...

  9. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    well-suited for growing rhubarb. This crop requires winter temperatures below 40° F to break dormancy and ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... known as ornamental rhubarb, is not edible. Site Requirements  Rhubarb will grow and produce in most ...

  10. Equestrian Injury Statistics

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/19

    Saxon, J., & Pollock, R. (2008). The effectiveness of safety equipment in horse racing falls. Paper ... horseback riding vs hockey. Equestrian Medical Safety Association News, XV. Hasler, R. M., Gyssler, L., ... low-key, low-risk sports. As a result, potential risk and safety considerations can be overlooked. The ...

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