SUMMER GARDENS IN OHIO


SUMMER GARDENS IN OHIO

When: Friday, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

What: Nothing’s better than spending a summer day in Ohio gardens of brightly colored flowers and green leaves galore. Starts with tour at local Draime Estate Gardens in Warren; then Western Reserve Conservancy in Moreland Hills; lunch; afternoon at Druckenbrod Daylily Farm and Kent Bog State Nature Preserve; dinner.

Where: Meet at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $155; FFRG member, $110.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Beekeeping

When: Tuesday, 6 p.m.

What: Chuck Hatch from Zaney Pearl Farm will share methods, materials, benefits of beekeeping and how it could add value to your homestead, farm or garden.

Where: Iron Roots Farm, HMHP Kitchen, 822 Billingsgate Ave., Youngstown.

Info: Register at yndc.org or call 740-480-0423.

BIRD BANDING WITH AL EIBEL

When: Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon.

What: See wild songbirds in the hand and learn why bird banding is an important tool for bird and wildlife conservation. Drop in any time between 8 and noon. Meet Al outside on the east side of Visitors Center. Banding will be cancelled in event of rain or shortened due to hot weather.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free

Contact: 330-823-7487 or naturecenter@mountunion.edu.

FULL MOON NIGHT HIKE

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

What: Join naturalist for hike across preserve to see rising full moon, then trek back through forest in search of nocturnal wildlife.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free

Details: Dress appropriately for trail and weather conditions. Water and bug repellent suggested. Bring flashlight. Registration required by Friday; limited to age 10 and older.

Contact: 330-823-7487 or naturecenter@mountunion.edu.

RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP

When: Sunday, 2 p.m.

What: Make a rain barrel before the dryer months arrive. Materials will be provided. Instructions will be provided for installation at home.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center.

Cost: $25 per barrel.

Details: Registration limited and required. One barrel per family.

Contact: 330-823-7487 or naturecenter@mountunion.edu.

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