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, 520 W. Main St. Suite 1, Cortland, at 330-638-6783.
All events are free and are available on Zoom.
Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Call for appointments.
Invasive Update: Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
When: 6 p.m. Wednesday
What: Learn about hemlock wooly adelgid (HWA), an invasive pest from Asia that is threatening hemlock trees. It first was discovered in southeast Ohio in 2012 and first was discovered in Mahoning County in 2020.
Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/hwa
Virtual Plant and Pest Clinic
When: 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday
What: The Plant and Pest Clinic is open live10 a.m. to noon every other Thursday on Zoom. Feel free to call 330-533-5538 at any other time to give information regarding your questions.
Where: Zoom video conference, http:go.osu.edu/virtualclinic. Follow instructions to live chat with a Master Gardener
Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/treecommunication
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 very different creatures.
Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/birdormoth
Amphibians: Toads, Frogs, Salamanders and More!
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.
Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/amphibian.
Naturalist Series: Top 10 Native Perennials for Pollinators: Great Plants, Great Networks
When: 6:30 p.m. April 21
What: Learn how to select the best plants to benefit pollinators and other beneficial species when space is limited. Learn the Top 10 native perennials for hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and others.
Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/nativeperennials
Houseplant Success for 2021
When: 10 a.m., April 27
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.
Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/houseplant2021
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.