Spring Planning & Preparation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Matt Rhodes, Donzell’s Nursery Coordinator. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.
Greater Akron Orchid Society: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron. Edgar Stehli of Windswept in Time Orchids, will discuss watering orchids. Call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to www.thegaos.com.
Summit County Master Gardeners’ Springfield Coffee Chat: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Springfield Community Center, 2491 Canfield Road, Akron. Master Gardener Lee Paulson will discuss seed starting. Free.
Growing Small Fruit: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Portage SWCD Meeting Room, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Erik Draper, OSU Extension Educator in Geauga County, discusses the selection, planting and maintenance of fruits in Northeast Ohio. To register, call Lynn at 330-235-6806 or go to www.portageswcd.org/events/fruits19.
Emerald Necklace Garden Club: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Speaker Pat Cotsman. Call Denise at 330-807-6448 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Designing a Sustainable Landscape: 9 a.m. to noon March 16 at Portage SWCD Meeting Room, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Principles and designs to create your landscape. Free. Registration required, call 330-296-6432 or email email@example.com.
Midwest Cactus & Succulent Society Spring Show & Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 16 and noon to 5 p.m. March 17 at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland. Program “Spring in the Sonoran Desert” each day at 2 p.m. Free with garden admission. www.mwcss.com.
Bonsai Basics & Beyond: 11 a.m. March 16 at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Mike Rusnak, Akron Canton Bonsai Society. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.
Organic Vegetable School: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18 at Moebius Nature Center, 929 E. Mennonite Road, Aurora. Industry experts and researchers on organic vegetable production for the small farm. Registration is $25; deadline March 11. https://portage.osu.edu/events/organic-vegetable-school.
Women in Agriculture Annual Conference: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22 at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon. With 19 breakout sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, farmers, and partner agencies. $55, $30 students. Registration deadline is March 15. To register, go to go.osu.edu/eowia2019.
Gardening for Seniors: 11 a.m. March 23 at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Karen Thomas and Pam Wetterau, Master Gardeners. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.
Ohio Agritourism Conference & Trade Show: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 25 at Maize Valley Winery, 6193 Edison St. NE, Hartville. Learn about agritourism trends and topics. $30. To register, go to http://go.osu.edu/agritourismconference2019.
Chippewa Garden Club: 7 p.m. March 26 at Brecksville Human Services Building, 2 Community Drive, Brecksville. Presentation by Chippewa Garden Club members who are flower show judges. www.chippewagardenclub.com.
Vegetable Gardening Basics: 11 a.m. March 30 at Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Presented by Lee Paulson, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.