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Valley Garden Grows

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.

Exploring a Native American Three

Sisters Garden

When: 11 a.m. Wednesday

What: Learn how to grow a living history garden, The Native Americans used a sophisticated, sustainable system of farming that provided long-term soil fertilization and healthy harvests.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

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.

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.

Take Charge of Your Diabetes This Holiday

When: 5 p.m. Wednesday

What: Do you or someone you love have diabetes? With 30 million diabetics in America, you are not alone. Join Marie Economos and Beth Stefura, Family and Consumer Sciences Educators from OSU Extension, to learn the basics of diabetes management as well as tips on making better choices and staying motivated. The same class also will be held 11 a.m. Dec. 14 and 5 p.m. Dec. 16.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Using Zoom

Until OSU Extension Mahoning County can resume face-to-face programming, our events and classes will be virtual via the Zoom platform. You can download the Zoom app or program to your media device by visiting the following link, https://zoom.us/

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