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Valley Grows calendar

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 are 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Thursdays. Or call or stop by between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays to ask questions or drop off samples.

Wednesdays in the Garden –

Pruning

When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

What: Learn about pruning tools, pruning cuts and what needs pruned this time of year. Dress for the weather and bring a lawn chair.

Where: Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Service Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland

Cost: Free

Info: Contact Noelle Barnes at barnes.1127@osu.edu. No registration required.

Naturalist Series: The Many Lives

of Lichens

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20

What: Jim Chatfield, associate professor and extension specialist, will discuss the lives of lichen, including multi-kingdom partnerships; when fungi became farmers; bioremediation; manna from heaven; caribou cuisine; natural dyes; antibiotics; and the mysteries and beauties of lichen life.

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

Cost: Free

Register: https://go.osu.edu/livesoflichens

Making Hypertufa Containers for the Garden

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 25

What: Join Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteers to make your own hypertufa container for the garden. These lightweight, stone-looking containers add beauty to the landscape and last for many years. Instructor is Pam Baytos.

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

Cost: $20, includes materials and instruction

Register: http://go.osu.edu/10-25hypertufacontainer

Holiday

Containers

When: 6 p.m., Nov. 15

What: Turn pots into holiday masterpieces. We’ll cover form and style, along with finding and using several kinds of greenery, berries and other cuttings from your landscape. Bring up to a 12-inch diameter pot to fill during the class to get a leg up on your holiday designs. Leave soil in pot and cut off plants; do not dig. Instructor is Pam Baytos.

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

Cost: $20, includes materials and instruction

Register: http://go.osu.edu/11-15holidaycontainer

Naturalist Series: Hunting Wild Mushrooms in Eastern Ohio

When: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17

What: Erika Lyon, agriculture and natural resources educator, Jefferson and Harrison counties, will cover the ecology and identification of fungi along with the basics of hunting wild mushrooms. She also will cover common fungi found in eastern Ohio.

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

Cost: Free

Register: https://go.osu.edu/wildmushrooms

Wreaths for Our Veterans Ceremony

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 3

What: The Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteers place wreaths on veterans’ graves. This is the 15th year for this ceremony. The wreaths are meant to honor their sacrifices and teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms.

Cost: Event is free. Donations for wreaths accepted at http://go.osu.edu/wreathsforourveterans2022

Info: 330-533-5538

Holiday Centerpiece

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 13

What: Join Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteers to make your own festive centerpiece for the holiday season with live greenery. Instructor is Pam Baytos.

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

Cost: $20, includes materials and instruction

Register: https://go.osu.edu/12-14holidaycenterpiece

Mahoning County

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

Valley Grows calendar

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 are 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Thursdays. Call or stop by between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays to ask questions or drop off samples.

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

Garden art –

Fairy gardens

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

What: Tiny houses, chairs, lawns and ponds — fairy worlds that you can create in any space you have. Learn how to create a fairy garden.

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

Cost: $20, includes supplies

Register: http://go.osu.edu/fairygarden

Wednesdays in the garden – Pruning

When: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12

What: Learn about pruning tools, pruning cuts and what needs pruned this time of year. Dress for the weather and take a lawn chair.

Where: Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Service Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland

Cost: Free

Info: Contact Noelle Barnes at barnes.1127@osu.edu. No registration required.

Naturalist series: The many lives of lichens

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20

What: Jim Chatfield, associate professor and extension specialist, will discuss the lives of lichen, including multi-kingdom partnerships; when fungi became farmers; bioremediation; manna from heaven; caribou cuisine; natural dyes; antibiotics; and the mysteries and beauties of lichen life.

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

Cost: Free

Register: https://go.osu.edu/livesoflichens

Hypertufa containers crafted for the garden

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 25

What: Join Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteers to make your own hypertufa container for the garden. These lightweight, stone-looking containers add beauty to the landscape and last for many years. Instructor is Pam Baytos.

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

Cost: $20, includes materials and instruction

Register: http://go.osu.edu/10-25hypertufacontainer

Use your greenery

for holiday containers

When: 6 p.m., Nov. 15

What: Turn pots into holiday masterpieces. We’ll cover form and style, along with finding and using several kinds of greenery, berries and other cuttings from your landscape. Bring up to a 12-inch diameter pot to fill during the class to get a leg up on your holiday designs. Leave soil in pot and cut off plants; do not dig. Instructor is Pam Baytos.

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

Cost: $20, includes materials and instruction

Register: http://go.osu.edu/11-15holidaycontainer

Hunting mushrooms

in eastern Ohio

When: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17

What: Erika Lyon, agriculture and natural resources educator, Jefferson and Harrison counties, will cover the ecology and identification of fungi along with the basics of hunting wild mushrooms. She also will cover common fungi found in eastern Ohio.

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

Cost: Free

Register: https://go.osu.edu/wildmushrooms

Wreaths for our

veterans ceremony

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 3

What: The Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteers place wreaths on veterans’ graves. This is the 15th year for this ceremony. The wreaths are meant to honor their sacrifices and teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms.

Cost: Event is free. Donations for wreaths accepted at http://go.osu.edu/wreathsforourveterans2022

Info: 330-533-5538

How to make festive

holiday centerpieces

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 13

What: Join Mahoning County Master Gardener Volunteers to make your own festive centerpiece for the holiday season with live greenery. Instructor is Pam Baytos.

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

Cost: $20, includes materials and instruction

Register: https://go.osu.edu/12-14holidaycenterpiece

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