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Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Trumbull County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the OSU 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 to Thursday.

McGuffey Centre tour

When: 6 p.m. today

What: Learn about growing practices, tips, soils, organic production, as well as discussions on your weeds, diseases and insects to diagnose what’s going on in your garden.

Where: McGuffey Centre, 1649 Jacobs Road, Youngstown

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-533-5538 or visit go.osu.edu/veggiestour2022

Hypertufa container

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

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

Canner pressure gauge testing

When: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday

What: Before canning fresh vegetables and fruits from your garden or local market, test your canner pressure gauge in this drive-thru testing.

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

Cost: Free

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

St. Patrick Church tour

When: 6 p.m. Aug. 15

What: Learn about growing practices, tips, soils, organic production, as well as discussions on your weeds, diseases and insects to diagnose what’s going on in your garden.

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

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-533-5538 or visit go.osu.edu/veggiestour2022

A concert of crickets and katydids

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

What: 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

Bring One Take One exchange

When: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 20

What: Local gardeners meet to swap or sell plants and acquire gardening books and tools

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

Cost: Free admission

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

57th annual Horticulture Show

When: Aug. 20 and 21

What: The Gardeners of Greater Youngstown’s annual show, open to all local gardeners of flowers, fruits and veggies. Sections included in the show are vegetables, ornamentals, annuals, perennials and biennials.

Where: Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown

Cost: Free

Details: Visit www.GG-YO.org.

Certified volunteer naturalist training

When: 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays Aug. 31 to Nov. 2

What: Nature lovers who want to learn more and to use their skills at any nature center or position can earn a Certified Volunteer Naturalist certificate. Training covers everything from soils and geology to herpetology to forestry.

Where: Classroom and fieldwork locations vary. Primarily in Portage County

Cost: $225.

Info: Call 330-296-6432 or register at https://go.osu.edu/ocvnportage2022

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