Homeowner Lawns Spring/Summer – 6/23

Check out this upcoming program in partnership with Greene Soil and Water Conservation District on Homeowner Lawn Care for Late Spring and Early Summer. The program will be held via zoom on June 23 at 6 p.m. Topics will range from soil sampling, soil nutrient needs, how to manage nutrients in your lawn and more. See the Flyer – Homeowner Lawns SpringSummer_6.23.21 and information below to register.

Do you have questions about lawn care? Are you interested in learning about lawn care from a science based approach? Do some of these questions keep you up at night: How much fertilizer does my lawn need? When should I be applying? Do I need lime? How much do I need to be watering? Should I have my soil tested? How do I test my soil? I’ve tested my soil, but how do I interpret the results? We can help.

Location: Zoom – Pre-register at go.osu.edu/greenelawn

Cost: FREE; Pre- Registration Required

Contact information: Trevor Corboy 937-372-9971 or Amanda McKay 937-416-6906

Sample Your Soil Today

When was the last time you had your soil tested? OSU Extension Greene County now offers assistance with getting your soil tested. Simply collect a soil sample of your field, lawn, or area of interest and visit the OSU Extension office in Greene County. Agronomic soil samples cost $15 and turf/ornamental/lawn samples cost $18. Contact the office on how to collect your sample. The Extension Office accepts soil samples anytime during office hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.). The Extension Office is located at 100 Fairground Road, Xenia 45385. Office staff/ Greeneline Diagnostic Team will assist with sample paperwork and send your sample to be analyzed. Please bring sample to the office in a disposable container (ziploc bag, plastic container, etc.). If you have any questions, please contact Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Trevor Corboy at corboy.3@osu.edu or 937-372-9971.