Family Garden Fridays

Family Garden Fridays

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday

What: Hands-on garden activities for the family.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Info: 330-702-3000

Children’s Nature Hour

What: Busy Beavers

When: Saturday, 11 a.m.

Where: Ford Nature Center

Details: For kids age 3-6. Meet on Smythe Island in Newport Wetlands for a story, craft and to look for beaver.

Info: Register by calling 330-740-7116.

Hands-On Pruning Clinic

When: Tuesday, 9 to 11 a.m.

Where: Boardman Township Park

What: Learn to prune for shape, flowers and more.

Info: Register at or call OSU Extension Office at 330-533-5538.

From the Garden

What: Chinese cooking. Dr. Y.T. Chiu will share recipes and demonstrate culinary techniques for Asian cuisine.

When: Next Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Details: Call FRG to register, 330-740-7116.

Gardening Basics

What: Soils 101

When: Sept. 14, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Info: A healthy garden begins with healthy soil. Learn essentials of soil, how to amend your garden, and what living organisms you need to create best underground ecosystem for your plants.

Instructors: Ellen Speicher, Mandy Smith

Cost: $16; FFRG members, $12.

Details: Register at 330-740-7116.

Freezing, Canning Workshop

When: Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to noon.

Where: Senior Independence Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.

Info: Cost, $15.

Info: Call OSU Extension Office at 330-533-5538, or visit

For complete listing of OSU Extension programs (Ag, 4-H, FCS):


What: Last of 3 classes on garden creatures, celebrating butterflies. Children age 3-5 will look for butterflies, read stories, create butterfly art.

When: Sept. 19, 1 to 2 p.m.

Cost: $8; FFRG member, $6.

Details: Register at 330-740-7116.


When: Mondays, Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, through October.

What: Bring your sick plant or bug (in container) to OSU Ext. Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

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