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.

Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Call for appointments.

Victory Garden Seed Giveaway

When: Wednesday

What: The Ohio Department of Agriculture and The Ohio State University Extension are partnering to promote Victory Gardens again this year. Part of this project is seed distribution for the community. Seeds are limited and will given out only during these times on a first-come, first-served basis.

Where: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or when seeds run out at the OSU Extension in Canfield, and Flying High Inc. GROW Urban Farm, 97 Bissell Ave., Youngstown; and 5 to 6 p.m. or until seeds run out, Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown, 2105 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Info: https://go.osu.edu/springseedgiveaway

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 creatures.

Where: Zoom video conference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538; register at https://go.osu.edu/birdormoth.

Herpetology Part 1: Amphibians

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.

Where: Zoom video conference

Cost: Free

Info: 330-533-5538.; register at http://go.osu.edu/amphibian.

Fruit Tree Pruning Clinic

When: Noon to 2 p.m. April 17

What: Join us in the orchard to learn about tools, pruning new trees, and on bigger trees in the orchard. Clinic held rain or shine. Bring lawn chair for seating. Masks, social distancing and following local health guidelines required.

Where: White House Fruit Farm, Canfield

Cost: $25, which includes a set of hand pruners. Zoom option for $20.

Info: 330-533-5538; register at http://go.osu.edu/fruittree2021.


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