Sprout Club


Sprout Club

When: Today, 1 to 2 p.m.

What: Learn about the amazing world of plants with topics that include maple syrup, worms and dandelions.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $15/series; $7/class

Details: For age 3 to 5, plus adult. Each class will include an activity and snack. Attend all three classes and receive a plant-related prize.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

New in the Greenhouse

When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to noon.

What: This educational seminar will cover what’s new and exciting in the greenhouse and creating and maintaining your own custom combination pots for summer and fall.

Where: Parks Garden Center, 9010 Youngstown-Salem Road, Canfield.

Details: $5 registration fee includes lunch. Register at 330-533-7278.

Skulls Tell It All

When: Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m.

What: Join OSU Extension certified volunteer naturalist Stephanie Hughes to learn to unravel the mystery of an animal’s life by studying its skull. Short hike afterwards.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: Call the nature center at 330-740-7107.

Wonderful Woodpeckers

When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

What: Knock knock. Who’s there? A woodpecker of course. We will learn how these birds do what they do through a short presentation. Easy half-mile hike follows.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: Call the center at 330-740-7107.

Botanical Mornings

When: March 31, 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of seasons at Fellows Riverside Gardens with one of the Gardens’ knowledgeable staff members. Then enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea in Kravitz’s Garden Cafe.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $5.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Spring into action

When: April 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

What: This spring gardening workshop offers 13 individual sessions that share new ideas on everything from new and exciting plants to garden art. The sessions will get you excited to do something new in your garden for 2017.

Cost: $30, includes lunch.

Info: Call 330-533-5538 or visit http://go.osu.edu/springintoaction

TREE PRUNING CLINIC

When: April 22

What: Learn fruit-tree pruning from the experts at White House Fruit Farm and OSU Extension. A blueberry session is scheduled at the end of the class.

Cost: $20, includes pruners

Details: Class takes place rain or shine.

Info: http://go.osu.edu/fruitprune2017 or call 330-533-5538.

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