Valley Grows Calendar


Thursday: Greening Your Garden While Protecting the Planet with author Joe Lamp’l.

When: 5:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. program. Book signing follows.

Register: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330-740-7116.

Fee: $30 ($25 FFRG members). Lecture only, $20 ($15 FFRG members).

FELLOWS Plant Sale

May 9-11: Spring Plant Sale & Bulbs Pre-Sale.

When: 4-7 p.m. May 9 (FFRG members save 15 percent); 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 10; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 11 (FFRG save 10 percent both days).

Register: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330-740-7116.


Fresh veggies: Get 18 weeks or 25 weeks of local foods.



May 11, 9 -11 a.m.: Learn to prune fruit trees.

Where: Mineral Springs Community Garden, 723 Mineral Springs Ave., Youngstown.

Cost: Free, but must preregister for door prizes (trees, pruners).

Register: or call OSU Extension, 330-533-5538.

Local Flavor

May 13, 6 p.m.: Learn to Grow!

Where: Iron Roots Farm, 820 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

What: First in weekly series at Youngstown Community Gardens to learn to grow vegetables.

Pruning Walk

May 16, 6 p.m.: Landscape Pruning Walk-About.

Where: OSU extension office.

Fee: $20; includes pruners.



Mondays & Thursdays: Bring your sick plant or its bug to the OSU extension office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, for identification, 9 a.m. to noon through Oct.

Call: 330-533-5538.


Plant Sale

May 4, 11, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.: By Friends of the Greenhouse Consortium.

Where: Packard Park Greenhouse, Mahoning Avenue, Warren.

What: Tomatoes, peppers, herbsand annuals.

Compost Seminar

May 18, 1 p.m.

Where: Goshen Twp. Building, 14003 South Range Road, Salem.

Fee: $10, Mahoning County residents; $40, nonresidents.

Info: The Green Team, 330-740-2060

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