FFRG Spring Plant Sale

FFRG Spring Plant Sale

When: May 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

What: Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens Spring Plant Sale

Where: The Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Details: Huge selection of unique, high-quality annuals, perennials, roses, non-GMO vegetables, herbs, aquatic plants (new this year) and more. Get advice and gardening tips from experts. Members receive 10 percent discount.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Friends of the Greenhouse Plant Sale

When: May 12 and 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

What: Heirloom tomatoes, peppers, vegetables and more.

Where: Packard Park Greenhouse, Warren.

Info: Call Pat Fuller, director, at 330-372-3889.

Hummingbird Workshop

When: May 13, 1-4 p.m.

What : Celebrate Mother’s Day and International Migratory Bird Day by making a hummingbird feeder, learning about hummingbirds and how to help with hummingbird research.

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

Cost: Free

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107


When: May 13, 2-4 p.m.

What: Participants will build their own small plant press, then go into the field to identify and collect small leaves or flowers. The press will be about 4 by 6 inches and is reusable.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Materials will be provided. Registration is required by May 11 and is limited to 12.

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

Birding the Sanctuary

When: May 19, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: Join Jeff Harvey to look and listen for the birds of spring.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 W. Calla Road, Beaver Township.

Cost: Free

Details: Boots required. Moderate difficulty, 1.25 miles. Space is limited. Registration is required at Ford Nature Center by May 17.

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107.

Prairie Gardens

When: May 21, 9:30 a.m.-noon.

What: Join the master gardener volunteers for their May Coffee Series program on how to choose and prepare a site, selecting plants and maintaining a prairie garden as part of your landscape.

Where: OSU Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Cost: $15 per person.

Details: Visit http://go.osu.edu/prairie

Info: Call 330-533-5538.

Garden Art Series: Living Wreath

When: June 11, 1-3 p.m.

What: Learn how to make a succulent wreath, which makes a wonderful decoration.

Where: OSU Extension Office.


Details: Materials provided. Register by calling 330-533-5538.

Info: Visit http://go.osu.edu/livingwreath

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