Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic

Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic

When: Mondays and Thursdays through Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to noon.

Where: OSU Extension Office, 490 S. Broad, Canfield.

Contact: 330-533-5538

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

Contact: 330-740-7116


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,

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.

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