BOTANICAL MORNINGS


BOTANICAL MORNINGS

When: 9 to 10 a.m. Friday

What: Discover the bountiful blooms at Fellows Riverside Gardens with knowledgeable staff members.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $5

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

AUTUMN PLANT SALE

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

What: Ornamental cabbage, gourds, pumpkins, chrysanthemums, plus a variety of spring blooming bulbs will be for sale.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

botanical stars: ASTERS AND GOLDENRODS

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday

What: Asters and goldenrods are the stars of the botanical world in late summer and through the fall. The diversity of these two varieties of wildflowers is incredible but also overwhelming when trying to identify them. Learn about the ecological role of asters and goldenrods and spend time outdoors identifying species common at the Nature Center.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Registration required by Friday.

Info: Visit naturecenter@mountunion.edu, or call 330-823-7487.

SEED SWAP

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 2

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

What: Free public event that aims to empower community members to take an active role in their nutrition and landscape by growing their own food and plants. Attendees will learn about various types of seeds, how to propagate seeds, how to participate in seed libraries, and gather information from local vendors and organizations.

Cost: Free, with seed donation to the Antonucci Horticulture Seed Library

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

RELAX AND DE-STRESS EVENT

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 2

What: Everyone needs to manage their stress these days. Take advantage of some relaxing activities such as a free 10-minute shoulder massage, strolling through the peaceful woods, walking the labyrinth, relaxing by the pond, listening to live music and more.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Come alone or bring the family – there’s something for everyone. No registration required.

Info: Visit naturecenter@mountunion.edu, or call 330-823-7487.

Farmers Markets IN THE MAHONING VALLEY

When: Nearly every day of the week

What: Support local farmers and get fresh produce at our area farmers markets. Everywhere from Austintown to Warren and Idora to Struthers – there’s a market close to you.

Info: Visit http://go.osu.edu/mahoning-valleymarkets

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