Naturalist Hike


Naturalist Hike

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.

Cost: Free

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.

Herbal Harvest

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.

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