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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.

Garden Art: Holiday Containers

When: 3 p.m. Dec. 3

What: Have a 12-inch container ready with cut greens and work on your own container as Pam Baytos demonstrates how to make a beautiful holiday container with proper form and function. Be ready to take notes.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register, http://go.osu.edu/holidaycontainer

Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic

When: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 3

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

Cost: Free

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

Skulls Tell it All: Ohio Mammals with speaker Stephanie Hughes

When: 11 a.m. Dec. 9

What: By studying Ohio mammal skulls we can label them either predator or prey, and tell what they eat. With this information, we can identify relationships and habitats.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Take Charge of Your Diabetes this Holiday

When: 11 a.m. Dec. 14

What: 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 will also be held 5 p.m. Dec. 16.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Gardening in Small Spaces

When: 11 a.m. Dec. 16

What: Join Eileen Novotny to explore the challenges and solutions of growing a nontraditional vegetable garden. She will share her wins and her challenges to help you prepare for the next growing season.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

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. 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 or the actual plant or insect.

Info: 330-533-5538

Honey Harvest

When: 3 p.m. Tuesday

What: Join us to talk about how Stickie Goodness does honey harvest. Kristen Eisenhauer, Mahoning County Extension educator, will discuss everything from stealing the frames from the hive to bottling.

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

Take Charge of Your Diabetes this Holiday

When: 11 a.m. Wednesday

What: 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 will also be held 5 p.m. Nov. 18, 11 a.m. Dec. 14 and 5 p.m. Dec. 16.

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

Making Jerky

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.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/fall2020foodpres ervationseries

Humans, Wildlife: Landscape Change, Wildlife Adaptation and Human Influence

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/humanand wildlife

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.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at go.osu.edu/fall2020foodpres ervationseries

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