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Valley Grows calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Trumbull County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the Extension Office in Canfield.

Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Call for appointments.

Houseplant Success for 2021

When: 10 a.m. Tuesday.

What: Whether you struggle to keep plants alive, your plants need a little TLC, or you live in a jungle this class fits. Join Jacqueline Kowalski for this discussion of how to care for our houseplants to have success in 2021.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/houseplant2021.

Perennial Care

When: 2 p.m. May 6.

What: Join Marilyn for a Zoom chat on perennials, including planting more, care, sun, shade, tender, moisture, problems and other topics.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Perennial Separation

When: 2 p.m. May 13

What: This is a follow-up in the series about perennials to talk about how and when to divide perennials, which ones long to be divided, which ones need it and which not so much.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Naturalist Series: Wild and Scenic Rivers

When: 6:30 p.m. May 18

What: Matthew Smith with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Natural Areas and Preserves will share Ohio’s Scenic Rivers Program. He will include the areas of two state-designated wild and scenic rivers — Pymatuning Creek and Little Beaver Creek.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Herpetology Part 2: Reptiles

When: 11 a.m. May 19

What: The study of creeping things continues as we examine snakes, turtles and lizards of Ohio. We will learn how these beneficial animals help us throughout the summer around our yards, and how we can protect them.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Using Zoom

Until OSU Extension can resume face-to-face programming, events and classes will be virtual via the Zoom platform. Download the Zoom app or program by visiting the following link — https://zoom.us/support/download.

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Great Plants, Great Networks

When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

What: Learn how to select the best plants to benefit pollinators and other beneficial species when space is limited.

Where: Zoom video conference

Cost: Free

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

Houseplant Success

When: 10 a.m., April 27.

What: Join Jacqueline Kowalski for this discussion of how to care for our houseplants to have success in 2021.

Where: Zoom video conference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/houseplant2021.

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.

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Walk-in plant and pest clinic, 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Thursdays. Call-ins for the clinic are still welcome, or visit http://go.osu.edu/mahoningclinic.

Download the Zoom app or program by visiting the following link — https://zoom.us/support/download.

Is It a Bird or Moth?

When: 10 a.m. Tuesday

What: Hummingbirds vs. hummingbird moths — what’s the difference? We will explore facts, the life, legends and habitat of these very different creatures.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Herpetology Part 1: Amphibians

When: 11 a.m. Wednesday

What: Herpetology is the study of creeping things. Delve into the lives of toads, frogs and salamanders. Study, examine and understand the life cycles and the benefits of these amazing animals.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Fruit Tree Pruning Clinic

When: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday

What: Join us in the orchard to learn about tools, pruning new trees, and on bigger trees in the orchard. Clinic held rain or shine. Dress warm for outdoor activities. Bring lawn chair for seating. Masks, social distancing and following local health guidelines required.

Where: White House Fruit Farm, Canfield

Cost: $25, which includes a set of hand pruners. Zoom option for $20.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/fruittree2021.

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.

Victory Garden

Seed Giveaway

When: Wednesday

What: The Ohio Department of Agriculture and The Ohio State University Extension are partnering to promote Victory Gardens again this year. Part of this project is seed distribution for the community. Seeds are limited and will given out only during these times on a first-come, first-served basis.

Where: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or when seeds run out at the OSU Extension in Canfield, and Flying High Inc. GROW Urban Farm, 97 Bissell Ave., Youngstown; and 5 to 6 p.m. or until seeds run out, Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown, 2105 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: https://go.osu.edu/springseedgiveaway

Is It a Bird or Moth?

When: 10 a.m. April 13.

What: Hummingbirds vs. hummingbird moths — what’s the difference? We will explore facts, the life, legends and habitat of these creatures.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Herpetology Part 1: Amphibians

When: 11 a.m. April 14

What: Herpetology is the study of creeping things. Delve into the lives of toads, frogs and salamanders. Study, examine and understand the life cycles and the benefits of these amazing animals.

Where: Zoom videoconference

Cost: Free

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

Fruit Tree Pruning Clinic

When: Noon to 2 p.m. April 17

What: Join us in the orchard to learn about tools, pruning new trees, and on bigger trees in the orchard. Clinic held rain or shine. Bring lawn chair for seating. Masks, social distancing and following local health guidelines required.

Where: White House Fruit Farm, Canfield

Cost: $25, which includes a set of hand pruners. Zoom option for $20.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/fruittree2021.

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