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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.

Operating Hours: Curbside Service for soil samples, plant and insect samples and more, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. For information, call 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 of 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: 330-533-5538

Naturalist Series:

Deer Management

When: 6:30 p.m. today

What: Learn about deer in Ohio, the process for setting population management goals, an overview of tools used to achieve management goals, deer herd condition and disease updates, management challenges, and a question-and-answer session.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/deermanagement

Canning Soup

When: 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday

What: Join OSU Extension experts to learn the science behind preservation so you can preserve a high-quality, safe product that your family can enjoy.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/fall2020foodpreservationseries

Tomatoes: How to Grow Better

When: 3 p.m. Wednesday

What: Join Eric Barrett as he shares an overview of this year’s tomato crop. We will discuss the good practices of raising tomatoes and look at some common issues and how to fix them.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/tomatooverview

Pruning Shrubs

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday

What: Learn the proper timing, tools and techniques involved in pruning landscape shrubs so you can wield your pruning shears with confidence.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: Register at http://go.osu.edu/shrubprune; ask questions at mgcc.event@yahoo.com

Canning Meat,

Poultry, Game

When: 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27

What: Join OSU Extension experts to learn the science behind preservation so you can preserve a high-quality, safe product that your family can enjoy.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/fall2020foodpreservationseries

First Season of

Pollinator Garden

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 28

What: Explore how the garden came to be, the steps taken to plan / implement the garden, some of the plants that were included, the pollinators it has attracted, and how it has changed throughout the season.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/salemgarden

Making Jerky

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

What: Join OSU Extension experts to learn the science behind preservation so you can preserve a high-quality, safe product that your family can enjoy.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/fall2020foodpreservationseries

Landscape Change

When: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9

What: People have changed Ohio’s landscape since the time of the earliest land surveys in the late 1700s. Wildlife was affected by these changes and some species have responded and adapted to urban (developed) areas. Learn how and why wildlife thrive, understand human influence and learn how to prevent human-wildlife conflict.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/humanandwildlife

Making

Sauerkraut

When: 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 10

What: Join OSU Extension experts to learn the science behind preservation so you can preserve a high-quality, safe product that your family can enjoy.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/fall2020foodpreservationseries

Greenhouse

Gardening

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 12

What: Greenhouse gardening is a presentation about items to consider when building a greenhouse, sample construction, heating and cooling your greenhouse and managing any pest infestations. The PowerPoint presentation will include many pictures and links to other sources for more information.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/greenhouse

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. All events are on Zoom for free.

Operating Hours: Curbside Service for soil samples, plant and insect samples and more, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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.

Info: 330-533-5538

Soil Amendments for Gardeners

When: 10 a.m. Tuesday

What: Participants will learn about different types of mulch and how to apply it, how compost improves the soil and how to incorporate compost into the soil. They also will learn more about organic and inorganic fertilizers, fertilizer formulations, fertilizer applications, and how to read fertilizer labels.

Info: Register at https://go.osu.edu/soilamendments

Naturalist Series: Managing deer in Ohio

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19

What: Learn about deer in Ohio, the process for setting population management goals, an overview of tools used to achieve management goals, deer herd condition and disease updates, management challenges and a question-and-answer session.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/deermanagement

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. Events are free on Zoom.

Operating hours: Curbside service for soil samples, plant and insect samples and more, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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.

Info: 330-533-5538

Soil Amendments for Gardeners

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 13

What: Participants will learn about different types of mulch and how to apply it, how compost improves the soil and how to incorporate compost into the soil. They also will learn more about organic and inorganic fertilizers, fertilizer formulations, fertilizer applications, and how to read fertilizer labels.

Info: Register at https://go.osu.edu/soilamendments

Deer Management in Ohio

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19

What: Learn about deer in Ohio, the process for setting

population-management goals, an overview of tools used to achieve management goals, deer herd condition and disease updates, management challenges, and a question-and-answer session.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/deermanagement

Tomatoes

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 21

What: Join Eric Barrett as he shares an overview of this year’s tomato crop. We will discuss the good practices of raising tomatoes and look at some common issues and how to fix them.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/tomatooverview

Pollinator Garden at Waterworth Park

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 28

What: Explore how the garden came to be, the steps taken to plan / implement the garden, some of the plants that were included, the pollinators it has attracted, and how it has changed throughout the season.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/salemgarden

Humans and Wildlife

When: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9

What: People have changed Ohio’s landscape since the time of the earliest land surveys in the late 1700s. Wildlife was affected by these changes and some species have responded and adapted to urban (developed) areas. Learn how and why wildlife thrive, understand human influence and learn how to prevent human-wildlife conflict.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/humanandwildlife

Greenhouse Gardening

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 12

What: Greenhouse gardening is a presentation about items to consider when building a greenhouse, sample construction, heating and cooling your greenhouse and managing any pest infestations. The PowerPoint presentation will include many pictures and links to other sources for more information.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/greenhouse

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