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2014 Live Healthy Live Well Spring Health Challenge

2014 Live Healthy Live Well Spring Health Challenge

Join OSU Extension for the Live Healthy Live Well Spring Challenge from April 7 - May 18. This FREE challenge is open to any adult with an email account. Challenge Themes include: Vegetables and Fruits, Physical Activity, Sun Safety, Local Foods & Farmers Markets, Herbs and Gardening. Click 'READ MORE' for additional information

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Pickaway to Garden - February 2014

Pickaway to Garden - February 2014

Family Feud by Paul Hang. What vegetable plant families can safely be planted year after year in the same location? Survey says! None!

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 PICKAWAY TO GARDEN - January 2014 - The Dead of Winter By Paul Hang

PICKAWAY TO GARDEN - January 2014 - The Dead of Winter By Paul Hang

I don’t mean by that phrase me, and people like me, who sleep a little later, sit in our chairs a little longer, watch more TV, wear more clothes, move a little slower and begin to show a pallid complexion. I also don’t mean those plants that are dead like annuals or appear dead like most perennials and our deciduous trees.

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Pick A Way To Garden - Dec. 2013 - Turn, Turn, Turn

Pick A Way To Garden - Dec. 2013 - Turn, Turn, Turn

By Paul J. Hang "To everything, there is a season" (turn, turn, turn). These lyrics from the son by Pete Seeger were adapted from the Bible, book of Ecclesiastes. They seem appropriate for the month of December when one of the two biggest turns of the year happens. The other happens in June. December marks the winter solstice on the 21st.

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Pickaway 4-H Announces Award Winners

Pickaway 4-H Announces Award Winners

Pickaway 4-H has announced its most outstanding 4-H award recipients. The 4-H Heart and Service awards are presented to two 4-H members in recognition of their outstanding achievements throughout their 4-H career.

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4-H Members Win with Communication Skills

4-H Members Win with Communication Skills

Ally and Samantha Roberts, daughters of John and Lori Roberts of Circleville, both won their respective divisions at the Area 4-H Health and Safety Communication Contest held at the Ohio State University Lima Campus on July 1.

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County Achievement & Trip Award Winners
Congratulations to Pickaway County 4-H Award winners! Click "read more" for the list of winners...
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National Paper Clover Campaign Continues Support of Pickaway County 4-H Youth
The spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will take place April 23-May 4, 2014. Shoppers at the Circleville TSC store will have the opportunity to support 4-H in Pickaway County by choosing to purchase paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout. All funds raised will be donated to 4-H, and will support 4-H youth development program activities in Pickaway County.
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Announcements
The Second Annual School Garden Conference, "Cultivating Curiosity: The Teachable Garden" will be held on May 2nd on the Ohio State University Campus in Columbus, Ohio. The event is sponsored by OSU Extension, Franklin County.
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2014 Live Healthy Live Well Spring Health Challenge
Join OSU Extension for the Live Healthy Live Well Spring Challenge from April 7 - May 18. This FREE challenge is open to any adult with an email account. Challenge Themes include: Vegetables and Fruits, Physical Activity, Sun Safety, Local Foods & Farmers Markets, Herbs and Gardening. Click 'READ MORE' for additional information
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Pickaway to Garden - February 2014
Family Feud by Paul Hang. What vegetable plant families can safely be planted year after year in the same location? Survey says! None!
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Pesticide Applications in Community Gardens
Originally published in the OSU Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program newsletter
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