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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 vary during winter months. Stop by to ask questions or drop off samples.

For information, visit http://go.osu.edu/mahoningclinic.

Landscape pruning clinics

What: Mahoning County Extension Educator Eric Barrett discusses pruning the landscape. The clinic will start inside, covering tools and overall pruning concepts. Then the class will move outside to do some pruning.

When: 2 or 6 p.m. today

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

Cost: $25, includes handouts and a pair of pruners

Info: https://go.osu.edu/landscape3-27

Urban fruit tree pruning clinic

What: Mahoning County Extension Educator Eric Barrett will discuss pruning young trees in the orchard. Topics will cover specific pruning cuts, fruit loads, mulching, staking, tree care and other topics. The focus is urban apple production.

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

Where: St. Patrick’s Orchard, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown

Cost: Free

Info: http://go.osu.edu/urbanfruit

Pocket-size flower press

What: Make a flower press to use in your garden this season. All materials included. This is part of the Garden Art Series that operations year-round.

When: 6 p.m. April 6

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

Cost: $25, includes all materials to make press

Info: http://go.osu.edu/flowerpress04-05

Garden Speaker Series

What: Join Master Gardener Volunteers on the second Tuesday of every month for a Garden Speaker Series, and to assist with and discuss garden-related topics.

When: 10 a.m. April 11

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

Cost: $15 registration (includes the program, coffee, a light breakfast, and handouts)

Info: http://go.osu.edu/mroningwiththemasters

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.

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

Landscape pruning clinics

What: Mahoning County Extension Educator Eric Barrett discusses pruning the landscape. The clinic will start inside, covering tools and overall pruning concepts. Then the class will move outside to do some pruning.

When: 2 or 6 p.m. March 27

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

Cost: $25, includes handouts and a pair of pruners

Info: https://go.osu.edu/landscape3-27

Urban fruit tree pruning clinic

What: Mahoning County Extension Educator Eric Barrett will discuss pruning young trees in the orchard. Topics will cover specific pruning cuts, fruit loads, mulching, staking, tree care and other topics. The focus is urban apple production.

When: 6 p.m. March 29

Where: St. Patrick’s Orchard, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown

Cost: Free

Info: http://go.osu.edu/urbanfruit

Pocket-size flower press

What: Make a flower press to use in your garden this season. All materials included. This is part of the Garden Art Series that operates year-round.

When: 6 p.m. April 6

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

Cost: $25, includes all materials to make press

Info: http://go.osu.edu/flowerpress04-05

Growing degree days

What: Join Master Gardener Volunteers on the second Tuesday of every month for a Garden Speaker Series, and to assist with and discuss garden-related topics.

When: 10 a.m. April 11

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

Cost: $15 registration (includes the program, coffee, a light breakfast, and handouts)

Info: http://go.osu.edu/mroningwiththemasters

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.

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

Starting seeds

What: Jump-start 2023 gardening season by properly starting your seeds.

When: 10 a.m. Tuesday

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

Cost: $15, includes refreshments and handouts

Register: Call 330-533-5538 or visit https://go.osu.edu/startingseeds03-14

Learn to grow clematis

What: Join Trumbull County Master Gardener Volunteers to learn all about clematis. No registration required. (The April class will be vegetable gardening and May will cover fertilizers.)

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Trumbull County Agriculture & Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland

Cost: Free, no registration required

Info: http://trumbull.osu.edu or 330-638-6783

Peek inside vernal pools

What: Join OSU’s Marne Titchenell for an exploration of woodland vernal pools and the life inside them. This program will discuss the Ohio’s frogs, toads and salamanders that can be found in and around vernal pools. Learn to ID frog calls, salamander species and explore the world of macroinvertebrates (fairy shrimp, caddisflies and more).

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

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

Cost: $5

Register: Call 330-533-5538 or visit https://go.osu.edu/vernalpools3-16

Chestnuts

What: Learn about chestnuts, chestnut production and the Route 9 Chestnut cooperative. Greg Miller of Empire Chestnut Company will discuss tree production, managing trees and other topics. This event is offered through the Northeast Ohio Forestry Association.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

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

Info: http://mahoning.osu.edu

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 vary during winter months. Stop by to ask questions or drop off samples.

For information, visit http://go.osu.edu/mahoningclinic. For a complete list of events, visit https://mahoning.osu.edu/events.

Winter seminar

What: Join the Gardeners of Greater Youngstown for their annual winter seminar. Topics will include House Plant Care, Plants for Diverse Locations, Must Have Plants for 2023 and Basic Soil Science. The daylong event includes meals and a basket raffle.

When: 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saturday

Cost: $80, including meals

Where: Davis Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown

Register: www.gg-yo.org

Starting seeds

What: Jumpstart 2023 gardening season by properly starting your seeds.

When: 10 a.m. March 14

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

Cost: $15, includes refreshments and handouts

Register: Call 330-533-5538 or visit https://go.osu.edu/startingseeds03-14

Clematis: Learn to grow it

What: Join Trumbull County Master Gardener Volunteers to learn all about clematis. No registration required.

When: 6 p.m. March 15

Where: Trumbull County Agriculture & Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland

Cost: Free, no registration required

Info: http://trumbull.osu.edu or 330-638-6783

Peek inside vernal pools

What: Join OSU’s Marne Titchenell for an exploration of woodland vernal pools and the life inside them. This program will discuss the Ohio’s frogs, toads and salamanders that can be found in and around vernal pools..

When: 6:30 p.m. March 16

Cost: $5

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

Register: Call 330-533-5538 or visit https://go.osu.edu/vernalpools3-16

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