Growing Vegetable Crops in Pots

Growing Vegetable Crops in Pots

When: Next Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon.

What: Learn about container choices; potting mixes; watering; fertilizing.

Where: OSU Extension, Trumbull County, 520 W. Main St., Cortland.

Cost: $15

Details: Register by calling 330-638-6783 or visit

Botanical Mornings

When: Friday, 9–10 a.m.

What: Enjoy discovering the change of seasons with one of the gardens’ staff members.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $5 per class.

Details: Register/pay by calling 330-740-7116.

River Otters FOR KIDS

When: Friday, 10-11 a.m.

What: Learn about these creatures through story time and fun activities.

Where: Ford Nature Center.

Details: For age 3–6. Register/pay by calling 330-740-7107.

Garden Forum show

When: Saturday, 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: Fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, dahlias, foliage, container-grown plants and roses are part of this Garden Forum of the Greater Youngstown Area’s diverse annual show.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-740-7116.


WHEN: Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon.

What: See live, wild songbirds in the hand and learn why banding is important for conservation. Meet Al outside on the east side of the Visitors Center. Sessions canceled if rain.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free

Contact: 330-823-7487 or

Birding with Jeff

When: Saturday, 8–9:30 a.m.

What: Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited and Audubon Society/Mahoning Valley will lead these walks.

Where: Meet at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary.

Details: Boots required. To register, call 330-740-7107 Friday.

Gardening Basics: Care of Houseplants

When: Saturday, 10–11:30 a.m.

What: Learn how to keep indoor plants looking their best, with Ellen Speicher. Learn proper watering, avoiding brown tips, pest control, repotting.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $14; FFRG members, $12

Info: Call 330-740-7116.