Mahoning Garden Club will meet at noon at the Davis Education and Visitor Center, Kidston classroom, for a sack lunch. Cynthia Foust will present “Growing and Showing Daffodils.” Hostesses will be Vicki Kinizat and Lil Quaranta.

Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown will meet at 7 p.m. at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Christian Moore, a past scholarship recipient, will update the club about his world travels. The public is welcome.


Nature Lover’s Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Fellows Riverside Gardens in the Tyler Classroom. Ellen Speicher will speak about easy to grow plants that are native to Ohio.


Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown Area will present its spring event, which will be hosted by Immaculate Heart Garden Club and Hubbard Junior Garden Club, at Fellows Riverside Gardens on April 21. Registration will take place from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Pat Connolly, developer and builder of the 911 Memorial in Austintown, will speak. Lunch will take place at noon and includes stuffed peppers, butternut squash pirogi, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad, dessert and a beverage. Kathy Lutz, of Lutz Greenhouse, will demonstrate a floral design after lunch. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. The public is welcome. Paid reservations must be made by Saturday. Make checks payable to: Garden Forum, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, OH 44509. For information, call Irene John at 330-423-8638.

Penn State Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will host a spring garden symposium, “Gardener’s Delight,” April 14 at First United Methodist Church, 135 Decker Drive, New Castle, Pa. Adam Haritan will present “Spring Foraging for Wild Edible Plants;” Brandon Ratvasky will share “New Plants of 2018;” Scott Sjolander will present “A Practical Introduction to Assessing Tree Risk:” and Michael Stern will present a demonstration of “Bonsai.” Cost is $45 and includes a light breakfast, lunch buffet with vegetarian and vegan options, beverages and workshop packet. There also will be a silent auction and a variety of vendors. To register online visit or call 877-345-0691. After Friday, registration will be $55 per person and for walk-ins, if space permits.

Garden club news is published Sunday. Please submit information to the Society Department by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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