House Plants 101 + Potting: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Graf’s Garden Shop, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron. Tips for choosing house plants. $19.99. To register, call 330-836-2727 or go to www.GrafGrowers.com.

 

Growing Healthy Houseplants: 11 a.m. Saturday at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Scott Rose. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

 

Quail Hollow Herb Society: 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Quail Hollow State Park Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Lake Township. Rescheduled from Jan. 20. Annual herbal potluck lunch and discussion of programs for 2019. Call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028.

 

Gardening for the Planet: Six-session series from 6:15-8:30 p.m. on Mondays, Feb. 4 through March 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. Each session includes lecture, discussion and Q&A. To register, call 330-375-9600 or go to www.eventbrite.com/e/gardening-for-the-planet-an-experts-formula-for-an-earth-healing-landscape-tickets-54434314500.

 

Portage County Beekeepers Beginner Beekeeping Classes: Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 13 and 20 at Portage County Soil and Water Office, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. $70. Call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028 or go to https://sites.google.com/site/portagecountybeekeepers/classes.

 

Northeast Ohio Garden Symposium: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at the R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SW, Perry Township. Kirk Brown portrays early American botanist John Bartram. Gardening and landscaping tips, cooking demonstrations, hands-on workshops. $50, $40 for Beech Creek members and horticulture and landscaping students. Ticket prices increase $5 after Sunday. Registration is required. Go to www.beechcreekgardens.org.

 

Succulents 101 + Potting: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at Graf’s Garden Shop, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron. Learn succulent varieties, water and light requirements and tips on using the right soil. $15. To register, call 330-836-2727 or go to www.GrafGrowers.com.

 

Growing Orchids in Your Home:: 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Barbara Ford of the Greater Akron Orchid Society. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

 

Valentine’s Day Succulent Arrangement: 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Graf’s Garden Shop, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron. Make a succulent bowl and floral arrangement for Valentine’s Day. $34.99. To register, call 330-836-2727 or go to www.GrafGrowers.com.

 

Greater Akron Orchid Society: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Coventry Township. Edgar Stehli of Windswept in Time Orchids will talk about “Miniatures.” Call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to www.thegaos.com.

 

Emerald Necklace Garden Club: 9:15 a.m. Feb. 14 at Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Barbara Richardson, owner of Emerald and Violet, will present “Art, Design and Color.” Call Denise at 330-807-6448 or email bowlerd@roadrunner.com.

 

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association Conference: Just Farming: Feb. 14-16 at Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton. Workshops; trade show; food and farm school classes; speakers Elizabeth Henderson and Onika Abraham. www.oeffa.org/conference2019.

 

Zigzag Succulent Workshop: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 16 at Graf’s Garden Shop, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron. Learn about succulents and how to care for them. $19.99. To register, call 330-836-2727 or go to www.GrafGrowers.com.

 

Starting Seed Indoors: 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Lee Paulson, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

 

Air Planter Holder Workshop: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at Graf’s Garden Shop, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron. Design and make an air plant frame for a wall, desk or table. $24.99. To register, call 330-836-2727 or go to www.GrafGrowers.com.

 

Gardening at Your Doorstep: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at Williams on the Lake, 787 Lafayette Road, Medina. Presented by the Medina Master Gardeners. Debra Knapke, “Simplifying Your Garden Without Diminishing your Joy,” Bev Shaffer, “Plant ‘Em, Pinch ‘Em, Eat ‘Em,” and Deb Collins, “A Look at How to Use Hostas in Containers.” http://medina.osu.edu.

 

Birds In Your Backyard: 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Mike Edington, certified Ohio naturalist. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

 

House Plant Bowl Workshop: 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at Graf’s Garden Shop, 1015 White Pond Drive, Akron. Create a planter for an island or coffee table. $19.99. To register, call 330-836-2727 or go to www.GrafGrowers.com.