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  1. Homeowners Use Lawn Chemicals Mostly Because Neighbors Do It: Ohio State Study

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/node/1509

    college. "Based on the study, the main factor influencing a homeowner's decision to use lawn ... have someone other than a lawn care company do it for them (40 percent). This is also the first study ... the case of homeowners who apply lawn chemicals on their own, the "neighbor effect" is ...

  2. Lawn Maintenance Made Easy

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/lawn-maintenance-made-easy

    it comes to lawn maintenance. "People think you have to apply tons of chemicals and put a lot of ... of the grass and a lawn will take care of itself. That's the best advice Dave Gardner, an Ohio ... State University Extension horticulture and crop science assistant professor, gives to homeowners when ...

  3. What to Look for in a Lawn Care Service

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4025-88

    Crop Science, Ohio State University Extension; and Anthony J. Koski All lawn care companies are not the ... Nangle, Assistant Professor, Interim Program Coordinator – Turfgrass Management, Ohio State University ... Extension, Wooster Revised 2021: David S. Gardner, Agronomist, Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State ...

  4. Getting your lawn in shape

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/getting-your-lawn-in-shape

    then there’s the lawn. How can you not notice your lawn and how green or dandelion-crammed it is ... compared to say, the neighbor’s lawn – not that you’re into comparing. You’re a little more ... Johnny-on-the-spot with mowing because, well, there’s fewer other diversions besides the tiling you need to do in the ...

  5. Dicamba Complaints Slowly Filtering In

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/dicamba-complaints-slowly-filtering-in

    their neighbors, said Mark Loux, an Ohio State University Extension weed specialist. OSU Extension is ... State University. Most often, farmers don’t fault their neighbor who applied the dicamba – they fault ... weeds for a long time. But this year, complaints about the chemical are higher because it is also being ...

  6. Reviving your lawn after winter’s freeze and thaw

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/reviving-your-lawn-after-winter%E2%80%99s-freeze-and-thaw

    the state. If homeowners tried to reseed their lawns in the fall, which is typically a good time to ... conditions the rest of the season prevented successful seeding, Rimelspach said. That’s because most lawns ... particularly important because phosphorus is a key nutrient used for root growth and development. Mow the lawn ...

  7. Gardeners: Test Soil to Save Money, Protect Ohio’s Water

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/gardeners-test-soil-save-money-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    Martha Filipic SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — As gardeners and homeowners throughout Ohio rev up their ... Bennett, Ohio State University Extension horticulture educator and director in Clark County and statewide ... washing into the watershed,” Bennett said. “Homeowners can do their part by knowing inputs and outputs ...

  8. Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-boosts-turfgrass-growth

    soil with compost minimizes that heavy use of chemicals." The Ohio State project analyzed the ... April 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A little composting can go a long way when establishing lawns in new ... urban developments. Ohio State University researchers have found that by adding an inch of compost into ...

  9. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    Fertilize the Street! Most of the fertilizers applied to home lawns are formulated as granular products because ... HYG-5812 Agriculture and Natural Resources 02/01/2022 Ashley Kulhanek, Educator, Ohio State ... Resources, The Ohio State University Zane Raudenbush, Turfgrass and Herbicide Specialist, Davey Tree Ohio has ...

  10. Dicamba Complaints Slowly Filtering In

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/dicamba-complaints-slowly-filtering

    But this year, complaints about the chemical are higher because it is also being used for weed control ... it's sprayed, harming other plants along the way, is affecting growers in Ohio. The state has received ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. Most ...

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