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

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 note pad. Don’t forget your weeds, diseases and insects. We’ll diagnose what’s going on in your garden, too.

Where: Taft School/Community Garden, 730 E. Avondale Ave., behind the school.

Questions: 330-533-5538

Details: http://go.osu.edu/localflavor2019


When: Wednesday, 9 a.m.

What: Join our volunteer-led recreational hike and walk at your own pace. Easy, 2 or 4 miles.

Where: Kiosk at the MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm, Route 46, Canfield.

Cost: Free

Info: Call James L. Wick Recreation Area, 330 740-7114


When: Next Saturday, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

What: Give kayaking a try with a little help from our kayak volunteers. Learn how to warm up, enter and exit a kayak, and spend some time practicing basic paddling techniques.

Where: Lake Glacier Boathouse, West Glacier Drive, Youngstown.

Details: Register/pay at Wick Recreation Area by Thursday.

Cost: $10 for Mahoning County residents; $13 NR

Info: Call Wick Recreation Area, 330-740-7114


When: July 8, 1 to 3 p.m.

What: Create an eye-catching succulent focal point for your garden or patio. Join us as we turn a simple frame into a living work of art.

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

Cost: $20, includes frame, plants and class.

Register: 330-533-5538

Details: go.osu.edu/livingframes


When: July 10, 6 p.m.

What: Join the Trumbull County master gardener volunteers to practice propagation of common woody ornamentals, including those in your yard.

Where: OSU Extension Office, 520 W. Main St., Suite 1, Cortland.

Cost: Free, bring a lawn chair.

Questions/Info: 330-638-6783


When: July 22, 9:30 a.m. to noon

What: Join the master gardeners for a morning of flower pounding.

Where: Mahoning County Extension Office, Canfield.

Cost: $15

Register: 330-533-5538

Details: http://go.osu.edu/flowerpounding


When: July 24, 6 p.m.

What: Join the Trumbull County master gardener volunteers to learn about using the Integrated Pest Management Method to implement organic gardening at your home.

Where: OSU Extension Office, Cortland

Cost: Free, bring a lawn chair.

Info: 330-638-6783

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