Garden Tour - Local Flavor

Garden Tour - Local Flavor

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday

What: Join OSU Extension staff and trained master gardener volunteers to learn more about growing practices, helpful tips, soils, organic production and more. Bring a lawn chair for seating and a notepad. Don’t forget your weeds, diseases and insects. We’ll diagnose what’s going on in your garden too.

Where: Heart Reach @ Redondo, 211 Redondo Road, Youngstown

Info: 330-533-35538,

Basics of Survival

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Monday

What: Discover the skills you would need to survive in a true emergency. Includes making a survival bracelet and cooking over the fire.

Where: MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Cost: $12 for Mahoning County residents, $14 NR.

Details: For kids age 7 to 10. Register/pay at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Info: Call the Gardens at 330 740-7116.

Recreational Hike

When: 9 a.m. Wednesday

What: Join our volunteer-led recreational hike and walk at your own pace. Easy, 1 or 3 miles.

Where: Golf Overflow Parking Lot, West Golf Drive, Boardman.

Cost: Free

Info: Call Wick Recreation Area at 330 740-7114.

Little Explorers Club: Beautiful Butterflies

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday

What: Ages 3-6, plus adult. Join the club as we explore and enjoy the wonders of summer. This month we will become beautiful butterflies.

Cost: $5

Where: Register/pay at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Guided Herb Walk

When: 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday

What: Learn about herbs grown at the Gardens and their benefits. Drop-in.

Where: Register/pay at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7116l

Concert of Crickets and Katydids

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 10

What: Join OSU Extension & Mill Creek MetroParks for the Naturalist Series. We’ll learn about the musicality of nature’s insects with Dr. Lisa Rainsong, who spends much of her time studying and teaching music theory, while also taking time to appreciate and learn from nature’s music.

Cost: Free

Details: Call 330-533-5538 to register.


Succulent Gardening

When: 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 19

What: Looking for a new addition to your garden or something for indoors during the colder months? Join us for a morning of learning how to successfully care for succulents.

Cost: $15, includes snacks and handouts

Details: Call 330-533-5538.


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