Attracting Pollinators To The Garden

Submitted by Faye Mahaffey, OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer          Almost 90% of all flowering plants rely on animal pollinators for fertilization, and about 200,000 species of animals act as...

Send Your Sweetheart A Secret Message This Valentine’s Day

Say something more to that special someone when you use floriography. Floriography, or the language of flowers, is a form of cryptologic communication. Flowers and plants have been given meanings throughout time....

February Garden Checklist

Faye Mahaffey, OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer It’s time to review our checklist of gardening tasks for February which include: Whole...

ODNR Is Attempting To Find Every Bald Eagle Nest In Ohio

 For the first time in eight years, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife is trying to find every bald eagle nest in Ohio and is asking Ohioans to keep...

Garden Planning – Dream Big!

 Submitted by Faye Mahaffey, OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer             Rain, Snow, Frigid Temperatures and then a spike to 50 degrees – welcome to Ohio. Are you thinking about...

ODNR Distributes Over $200,000 to Adams County Entities

Four local government entities received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the sale of timber from local state forests, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry.

New Gazebo the latest in top-notch fairground upgrades

Like a Phoenix rising from its ashes, the Adams County Fairground Gazebo has risen again. The structure known as one of the backdrops for main events such concerts and cheer-leading competitions was torn down in...

Areas routes closed due to flooding

Chillicothe (Thursday, February 22, 2018) -- U.S. 52 and S.R. 139 in the village of New Boston in Scioto County have been closed today, February 22, due to flooding. In addition, S.R. 73 in Scioto County...

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from extreme cold

Check on older neighbors, loved ones during dangerous wind chills Columbus, Ohio – Forecasters are predicting continued frigid temperatures and very cold wind chills across Ohio. Current temperatures are well below average for this time...

Want healthier kids? Get a pet

If youngsters have been eyeing fuzzy kittens or boisterous puppies at nearby shelters or pet stores, parents may want to give in to those cries for a family pet. Pets are added responsibilities, but...
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