Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic
When: Mondays and Thursdays through Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to noon.
Where: OSU Extension Office, 490 S. Broad, Canfield.
Pumpkin carving for kids
Ages 3-5 class
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to noon.
Ages 6-11 class
When: Saturday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
What: Children will enjoy carving their own pumpkin to take home. As you and your child get creative, learn what makes a pumpkin a pumpkin, taste-test different flavors of pumpkin seeds, and see how many seeds your pumpkin has in a pumpkin seed-counting contest.
Cost: $12; FFRG members, $10.
Breakfast botany: Larch
When: Friday, 8:30- 10 a.m.
What: Start your morning with a brisk walk to see plants growing in the Gardens. Return to the Garden Cafe to enjoy a light breakfast and hear interesting facts about trees.
Cost: $9; FFRG member, $7.
Gardens in Watercolor Eternal Spring
When: Through Nov. 10
What: International artist Gary Bukovnik returns to bring his world-renowned floral watercolor artwork to Weller Gallery. His not-so-still-life paintings express movement of time and space as flowers, leaves and stems appear to move on the paper. His work is reminiscent of Asian art and its luminescence.
Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens
When: Through November
Where: Various communities, including Youngstown, Campbell, Struthers, Sebring, New Middletown, Poland Village, Lowellville, Canfield city and township.
What: Leaf pickup, either bagged or at curb; or collection, at central sites.
Details: To be listed soon on Mahoning County Green Team website, greenteam.cc.
Christmas tree recycling
When: Dec. 26-Jan. 31, 2014.
What: Each year during the holiday season, an extra 5 million tons of waste are generated — 25 percent more than usual. The Mahoning County Green Team recycles Christmas trees at designated drop-off sites. Trees will be donated to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for use as wildlife habitat.
Details: Last year, Mahoning County diverted nearly 120,000 pounds of Christmas trees from the waste stream.
Contact: The Green Team at 330-740-2060.