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Valley Grows calendar

Wednesdays in the garden – fall veggie gardening

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

What: June is time to start thinking about starting seeds and planning for fall veggie crops. We’ll help you with the best fall veggies to grow, and how to care for them.

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Noelle Barnes, barnes.1127@osu.edu; no registration required

Garden art series

— air plant artistry

When: 6 p.m. July 27

What: Air plants are usually tiny, easy to grow and they don’t need soil. As the name implies, air plants absorb nutrients and water from the air through scales on their leaves. Learn how to make art with these adorable plants.

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

Cost: $20

Register: https://go.osu.edu/07-27airplantartistry

Garden art series:

hypertufa container

When: 6 p.m. Aug. 9

What: Learn to make hypertufa pots that will add beauty to your landscape and last for many years.

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

Cost: $20

Register: https://go.osu.edu/08-09hypertufacontainer

Naturalist series: A

concert of crickets

and katydids

When: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16

What: Bird song is the first music in spring, followed by frogs and toads. But what are those sounds later in the year? Crickets and katydids take the stage for nature’s final performances of the year. Dr. Lisa Rainsong from the Cleveland Institute of Music will introduce participants to this delightful ensemble.

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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, OH

Cost: Free

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

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