Soil Health

  • March 14, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Rd Cincinnati, OH 45206

Organization: Civic Garden Center

Instructor: Holly Utrata-Halcomb, Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District

Cost: $15 (free for CGC volunteers)

This class will provide an introduction to basic soil science and discuss the importance of conserving and cultivating a biologically active soil to grow healthy fruits, vegetables and perennials. The seasonal cycle of soil as well as composting, green manure and cover crops will be reviewed as part of a strategy to build fertile soil. Soil testing kits will be available. The cost of the soil test for Hamilton County residents is $5 per test, for gardeners living outside of Hamilton County the fee is $12 per test. 

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