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  1. What Schools Need to Know to Enhance School-Family Engagement within their Grandfamily Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hgy-5810

    help grandchildren by supporting grandparents in their efforts to raise grandchildren. Schools may be ... guidance may be a valuable resource for these caregivers.  Grandparents may need additional support to help ... privacy can convey a feeling of distance and may put families at arm’s length. In addition, school systems ...

  2. Slime Molds on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3074

    periods of leaf wetness and may be observed from late spring to late fall. Although not directly damaged ... molds may be found on all cultivated and weedy grasses. They are most prevalent following prolonged ... by slime molds, the aesthetic quality of a turfgrass stand may be affected by their presence. Plant ...

  3. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ... selection may be determined by transplant or seed availability. However, peppers come in a variety of ... species may rate differently on the Scoville scale. However, some of our hottest peppers such as ...

  4. Is It Pine, Spruce, or Fir?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-80

    or in groups, b) if singularly, is each needle attached directly to the branch or is each needle ... needles attach directly to branches. The base of the fir needle looks like a suction cup (inset). The ... woodiness of the scales of the cones determines how flexible the cone may be. Pine cone scales tend to be ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Asparagus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5508

    known for its bright green coloring, it may also be white or purple. White asparagus is grown in the ... asparagus supports better nutrition with a range of benefits:  One cup of cooked, fresh asparagus has 40 ... refrigerating—it promotes bacterial growth. Asparagus may be refrigerated up to four days by wrapping the bottom ...

  6. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    onions on the label—always read and follow label directions.  Harvesting and Storage  Onions may be ... in various regions and zones. This ability is directly associated to the onions’ differing responses ... in onions. The amount of sunlight the bulb needs directly relates to the onions’ “group.” Short-day ...

  7. Selling Eggs in Ohio: Marketing and Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-59

    Direct Food and Agricultural Marketing Series ANR-59 08/03/2017 Peggy Kirk Hall, Assistant ... from chickens, ducks, geese, turkey and other poultry. This fact sheet explores direct marketing of ... Ohio. Choosing Chicken Breeds for Production and Sales Choosing to direct market eggs requires the ...

  8. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    infection may expand down the branch, but the pathogen can also infect older tissues directly through wounds ... caused by insect activity or hail. Older cones are also susceptible to the disease and often support ... abundant fruiting on their scales. Occasionally, the fungus may form cankers on stems and branches of ...

  9. Mold Has Grown on Your Food: What Should You Do?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5592

    spores are often airborne and spoilage may occur sporadically, but maintaining a clean work space and ... vegetables—with visible mold growth may also arise. Cutting off damaged portions (small lesions and spots) and ... Overly ripe or damaged produce may suffer from the same issue as above. As acids are converted to sugars, ...

  10. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    plant should be allowed approximately 1,000 square feet. This area may sound quite large, but it is ... fertilizers available. Follow label directions and continue application throughout the growing season. ... least 1 inch of water per week if rainfall is not adequate. More water may be required during hot, windy ...

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