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Valley Grows Calendar of Events

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

Plant and Pest Clinic hours vary during the winter months. Stop by or call to ask questions or drop off samples.

College

Scholarship

What: The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown will award up to two $1,000 scholarships for the 2022-23 school year for students pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscape design or floriculture. Applicants must reside in Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Stark or Portage counties in Ohio or Mercer or Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by today.

Info: Visit https://gg-yo.org/scholarship or contact Bob Schulick at oldsman2@aol.com or 330-792-5544.

Naturalist Series: Aquatic Invasives

When: Thursday, April 7, 6:30 pm

What: A discussion of aquatic invasive species (AIS) that have invaded Ohio. The talk will cover some history of invasives in North America and the state, discuss the regulatory / management setting for AIS, and some ways in which volunteers can assist in the fight against biological invasions. The seminar will finish by reviewing some species of concern that are recently on the move.

Where: Mahoning County Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St, Canfield.

Cost: Free

Info: Register: https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/naturalist-series-aquatic-invasive-species-ohio.

Fruit Tree and Blueberry Pruning Clinic

When: Noon to 2:30 p.m. April 9

What: Learn about tools, and pruning both new trees and bigger trees in the orchard — apples and peaches. An opportunity with pruning blueberries will be offered at the end of class. Clinic held rain or shine. Dress warm for outdoor activities. Bring lawn chair for seating.

Location: White House Fruit Farm, Canfield.

Cost: $30, includes a set of hand pruners, or $34 with a pruning saw.

Info: 330-533-5538 or register at http://go.osu.edu/fruitprune.

Mahoning County

For a complete list of events, visit https://mahoning.osu.edu/events.

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