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Valley Grows Calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538. The office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for curbside service for soil samples, plant and insect samples and more.

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

When: 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays

What: Join us on Zoom, then go to a breakout room with a Master Gardener to explain your question, show pictures or the actual plant/insect and get an idea of what to do. Those without internet can call 330-533-5538 to explain their question. They will get a call back from a Master Gardener.

Growing

Mushrooms for Food and Health

When: 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday on Zoom

What: Join Kathi Kemper, MD, MPH, and Master Gardener volunteer to learn about identification, growing and understanding mushrooms.

Info: Questions: hogan.1@osu.edu Register: http://go.osu.edu/lovemush rooms

Good Bugs and Bad Bugs in the Garden

When: 10 a.m. Thursday

What: A short, informal presentation on a selected gardening topic followed by a question-and-answer sesson.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: www.osustarkmg.org, which includes details for Zoom use. Register at go.osu.edu/GardenJava. For more information, call 234-348-6001, Option 1.

Hypertufas!

When: 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5

What: Join Pam Baytos in the continuing Zoom-based garden art classes to learn how to make your own hypertufa containers for your home and garden.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538. Register at http://go.osu.edu/hypertufapots.

Growing Lilacs

When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4

What: Dr. Mark DeBard of the International Lilac Society will teach about types of lilacs, forms and more.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538 or hogan.1@osu.edu. Register at go.osu.edu/growlilacs.

Serv Safe

Trainings

What: The ServSafe program, presented by Beth Stefura, provides accurate, up-to-date information for all levels of employees on handling of food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving.

Info: Beth Stefura can be reached at stefura.@osu.edu.

For details on scheduled classes, call 330-533-5538.

Valley Grows Calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office. For more information, contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538.

Plant and Pest

Diagnostic Clinic

When: 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays

What: Join the overview session, then go to a breakout room with a Master Gardener, who will answer questions and show the plant or insect.

Where: Zoom videoconference. Those without internet can call 330-533-5538 to explain their question. They will get a call back from a Master Gardener.

Cost: Free

Info: Call the Extension Office, 330-533-5538

Good Bugs and Bad Bugs in the Garden

When: 10 a.m. July 23 and 30

What: A short, informal presentation on the topic, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: www.osustarkmg.org, which includes details for Zoom use. Register at go.osu.edu/Gar den Java. For more information, call 234-348-6001, Option 1.

Wildlife Sampler

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

What: Marne Titchenell, OSU Extension wildlife program specialist, will discuss topics from foxes and bobcats to otters, mink, fishers and elk. This program is part of the naturalist series, a partnership between OSU Extension at Mill Creek MetroParks.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: Register at 330-533-5538 or at http://go.osu.edu/wildlife sampler

Hypertufas!

When: 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5

What: Join Pam Baytos in the contining Zoom-based garden art classes to learn how to make your own hypertufa containers for your home and garden.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538. Registration will be available soon

Valley Grows Calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538.

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

When: 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays

What: Join the overview session, then go to a breakout room with a Master Gardener, who will answer your questions, and show pictures or the actual plant or insect.

Where: Zoom videoconference. Those without Internet can call 330-533-5538 to explain their question. They will get a call back from a Master Gardener.

Cost: Free

Info: Call the Extension Office, 330-533-5538

All About Pollinators

When: 10 to 11 a.m. July 13

What: Join Marilyn McKinley, a certified pollinator volunteer, as she talks about the pollinators in our landscapes, how to attract them, what to watch for and how to help sustain the native pollinators in our region.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: For information and to register, call 330-533-5538 or visit http://go.osu.edu/ pollinator1

Container

Gardening

When: 2 p.m. July 16

What: Stephanie Barkay, OSU Extension Master Gardener volunteer will teach about container gardening. Sponsored by the Lepper Library, Columbiana County

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: Register by calling the Lepper Library at 330-424-3117

Posey Picks — Summer Bouquets for Your Cut Flower Garden

When: 10 a.m. July 16

What: A short, informal presentation on a selected gardening topic, followed by a question-and-answer session

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: www.osustarkmg.org, which includes details for Zoom use. To register, visit go.osu.edu/GardenJava. For more information, call 234-348-6001, Option 1

Good Bugs and Bad Bugs in the Garden

When: 10 a.m. July 23

What: A short, informal presentation on the topic, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Where: Zoom videoconference

• Cost: Free

Info: www.osustarkmg.org, which includes details for Zoom use. Register at go.osu.edu/GardenJava. For more information, call 234-348-6001, Option 1

Wildlife Sampler

When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 24

What: Marne Titchenell, OSU Extension wildlife program specialist, will discuss topics from foxes and bobcats to otters, mink, fishers (a carnivore belonging to the weasel family) and elk. This program is part of the naturalist series, a partnership between OSU Extension at Mill Creek MetroParks.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: Register at 330-533-5538 or at http://go.osu. edu/wildlifesampler

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