When: Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.
What: Enjoy an afternoon hike to the Lily Pond with Ohio certified volunteer naturalist Jim Thornton.
Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.
Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107.
Garden Tea Party
When: Sunday, 2-4 p.m.
What: Join Holborn Herb Growers Guild for an afternoon tea featuring herbal teas with savory and sweet delicacies. Wear your hat, learn about succulents in the garden, get a souvenir tea cup, register for a door prize or get the latest edition of the Herbal Fare Cookbook.
Where: Western Reserve Village, Canfield Fairgrounds.
Cost: $15; free for kids 8 and younger.
Details: For tickets, call 330-799-1164.
Kokedama: The Hanging Garden
When: Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
What: Create a kokedama, a form of Japanese garden art, with Pam Baytos.
Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown
Cost: $24; Friends of FRG, $22
Details: Register/pay by Sunday.
Info: Call 330-740-7116.
An Apple a Day
When: Next Thursday, 10-11 a.m.
What: Share an apple story, make an apple craft and have an apple snack.
Where: MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.
Cost: $3 for Mahoning County residents, $4, NR. Cash Only.
Details: Age 3 to 5 plus adult. Register/pay at MetroParks Farm by Tuesday.
Info: Call MetroParks Farm at 330-533-7572.
When: Sept. 17, 9:30 a.m.-noon.
What: Growing your own herbs is a fun and aromatic way to spice up your home. But proper harvesting is key to successful herb gardening. Join us to learn more about herbal harvest.
Where: OSU Extension office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.
Details: Visit http://go.osu.edu/herbharvest; register by calling 330-533-5538.
Citizen Science: Get Involved!
When: Sept. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
What: Join volunteer naturalist Adam Zorn to learn about iNaturalist and other ways to connect to nature and help support and collect scientific information related to nature.
Where: OSU Extension.
Details: Visit http://go.osu.edu/citizenscience for information; register by calling 330-533-5538.
Mindfulness in the Garden
When: Sept. 24, 9:30 a.m-3 p.m.
What: Relax and connect with the garden and nature. Learn basic design concepts for a healing garden or greenspace at your home or company.
Where: OSU Extension.
Details: Visit http://go.osu.edu/mindfulnessgarden; register by calling 330-533-5538.