Jewels of Winter


Jewels of Winter

When: Tuesday-Sunday, through March 3, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

What: Find the spirit of the tropics within the comfort of the Davis Center as you observe orchids, the jewels of the plant world, on display.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Coffee with the Birds

When: Today, 8 to 8:45 a.m. or 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.

What: This weekend is the 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count. Watch our feathered friends at the feeders with Jeff Harvey.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Details: Bring your favorite mug. Limited space.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Ferns!

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

What: Join the master gardeners to learn tips and tricks for caring for easy, versatile ferns in the garden or indoors.

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

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

The Hunger Moon

When: Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m.

What: Why did some Native American tribes use such an odd name? Join our walk in Mill Creek’s gorge and find out.

Where: Lanterman’s Mill parking lot, 1001 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Details: Wear sturdy shoes. Moderate difficulty, 2 miles.

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

Walk-In Orchid Repotting Clinic

When: Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

What: Bring your orchids for some TLC and have the experts repot them for you. Cost includes orchid mix, pots, loving care and free advice.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: Starting at $3.

Details: Three-plant limit per person. Drop-in.

Fundamentals of Green Gardening Course

When: March 26, April 9, 16, 30; 5:30-8:30 p.m.

What: The Fundamentals of Green Gardening course covers ways to take your home landscape to the next level of stewardship.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $45 Mahoning County residents; $55, NR

Details: Register/pay by March 12.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Photo Clique Gathering: “For Love of Mill Creek”

When: Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

What: Mill Creek Park has numerous spots near and dear to hearts. In advance of the gathering, shoot pics of park places that are special to you. Then bring a few photos (print or digital) to share for a group “critique,” with an eye to finding new perspectives on how photos can “speak” to viewers. There will be opportunities to shoot pictures of well-loved, historic Pioneer Pavilion.

Where: Pioneer Pavilion

Cost: Free for Photo Clique members; not-yet-members, $2.

Details: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107 by Tuesday to reserve your spot.

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