The 41st annual Bath Volunteers for Service Home Tour includes this custom 2013 home in Firestone Trace with touches inspired by Stan Hywet Hall, where one of the owners is a longtime volunteer. These include extra-wide door jambs, a butler’s pantry and even a reproduction of a Gertrude Seiberling painting.

Other distinctive features are the massive cast stone mantel and fireplace in the great room, custom moldings in the study, a deck and bluestone patio, hickory floors and lots of windows to take advantage of the view and natural light.

The Bath Volunteers for Service Home Tour, featuring five homes and a garden, runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. Tickets can be picked up at the Bath United Church of Christ, 3980 W. Bath Road, Bath. The $35 ticket includes the luncheon and style show; tour only is $25. http://bathvolunteersforservice.com/home-tour.

Events

• Wolcott Lilac Gardens Open Weekend, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 450 W. Main St., Kent. Park at Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent. $3 donation requested. http://www.facebook.com/LilacGardens/.

• Ohio State Master Gardener Volunteers of Stark County Plant Expo, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Stark County Fairgrounds, Fair Board building, 305 Wertz Ave. NW, Canton. Perennials, native plants, heirlooms, vegetables and herbs for sale. http://osustarkmg.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-MGV-Plant-Expo-Flyer.pdf.

• Stan Hywet Plant Sale, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Courtyard near Molly’s Shop, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Plants including Stan Hywet’s “Homegrown Series” of containers and baskets available for purchase through June 3. Molly’s Shop hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. http://www.stanhywet.org.

Portage County Beekeepers, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, at the Portage County Soil and Water Building, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Field Day with hive inspection, potluck lunch and presentation. Free. Call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028.

• Ohio State Master Gardeners: Prairie Gardens, 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Mahoning County Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield. How to choose and prepare a site, plant selection and maintenance with speakers Peg Zeleznik and Kary Shively. To register, go to https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/coffee-master-gardeners-10.

• Gardeners of Greater Akron, 5:30 p.m. Monday, St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley. Fish fry dinner at 6:30 p.m., plant auction. $13 at the door (members and guests). http://gogakron.org/programs.htm

• Ohio Woodland Steward Program: Trees On Tap, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Eisenhower Memorial Hall, 1760 University Drive, Mansfield. Topics related to trees and the challenges they face. $40. To register, go to https://woodlandstewards.osu.edu/events/trees-tap.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. Wednesday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Meet Me in the Garden: Weeds. Learn to identify common weeds in Ohio, their history, folklore, and management. Free. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats, 10-11:30 a.m. June 1, OSU Extension Office, Medina, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Deb Collins presents Hosta School. $5. For information, go to http://www.go.osu.edu/chats.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Wolcott Lilac Gardens Mother’s Day Weekend, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 450 W. Main St., Kent. Park at Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent. $3 donation requested. http://www.facebook.com/LilacGardens/.

Crown Point Ecology Center Organic Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19, 3220 Ira Road, Bath. More than 200 varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs, heirloom plants. http://www.crownpointecology.org

Copley-Fairlawn Kiwanis Flower Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, intersection of Copley and Jacoby roads, Copley. Flats, pots, hanging baskets. copley-fairlawnkiwanis.org.

• Portage Lakes Career Center Spring Greenhouse Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Monday-Friday, Portage Lakes Career Center, 4401 Shriver Road, Green. For plants and prices, call Bridget Comes at 330-896-8289, email [email protected] or go to http://www.plcc.edu/community/plcc-greenhouse.

• Trash & Treasure Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Soil and Water Conservation District, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, vegetables, culinary herbs, native plants. For information, call Robin Christensen at 330-296-6432 or email [email protected].

Greater Akron Orchid Society, 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Coventry Township. Edgar Stehli will teach a mini-class from 6:45-7 p.m., “Enjoying Encyclia and Epidendrum Orchids.” For information, call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to http://www.thegaos.com.

• Ohio Woodland Steward Program presents Woodland Pollinators, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, OSU Mansfield, 100 Ovalwood Hall, 1760 University Drive, Mansfield. Hunt around the OSU Mansfield campus for woodland pollinators and habitat features. Indoor sessions on bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, forest management. $35. To register, go to https://woodlandstewards.osu.edu/events/woodland-pollinators.

• Ikebana International Chapter, 10 a.m. Friday at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St. Michael Rusnak, president of Akron-Canton Bonsai Society, will demonstrate starting bonsai from potted and throwaway material. Free. 330-923-8850.

• Wolcott Lilac Gardens Open Weekend, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 19, 450 W. Main St., Kent. Park at Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent. $3 donation requested. http://www.facebook.com/LilacGardens/.

• Ohio State Master Gardener Volunteers of Stark County Plant Expo, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19, Stark County Fairgrounds, Fair Board building, 305 Wertz Ave. NW, Canton. Perennials, native plants, heirlooms, vegetables and herbs for sale. http://osustarkmg.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-MGV-Plant-Expo-Flyer.pdf.

`• Stan Hywet Plant Sale, begins at 10 a.m. May 19, Courtyard near Molly’s Shop, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Plants including Stan Hywet’s “Homegrown Series” of containers and baskets available for purchase through June 3. Molly’s Shop hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. http://www.stanhywet.org.

Portage County Beekeepers, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 20 at the Portage County Soil and Water Building, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Field Day with hive inspection, potluck lunch and presentation. Free. Call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028.

• Ohio State Master Gardeners present Prairie Gardens, 9:30 a.m. to noon May 21, Mahoning County Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield. How to choose and prepare a site, plant selection and maintenance with speakers Peg Zeleznik and Kary Shively. To register, go to https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/coffee-master-gardeners-10.

• Ohio Woodland Steward Program presents Trees On Tap, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 23, Eisenhower Memorial Hall, 1760 University Drive, Mansfield. Topics related to trees and the challenges they face. $40. To register, go to https://woodlandstewards.osu.edu/events/trees-tap.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. May 23, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Meet Me in the Garden: Weeds. Learn to identify common weeds in Ohio, their history, folklore, and management. Free. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Bath Volunteers for Service Annual Home Tour, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 24. Tickets can be picked up at the Bath United Church of Christ, 3980 W. Bath Road, Bath. Five homes and a garden featured on this year’s tour. $35 includes the luncheon and style show. Tour only $25. http://www.eventbrite.com.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Quail Hollow Park Art, Craft, and Herb Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Quail Hollow Park, 13480 Congress Lake Ave., Lake Township. Artists and crafters will set up on all three floors of the historic Stewart Manor House. Free. 330-608-1487 or http://www.quailhollowpark.net.

• Portage Lakes Career Center Spring Greenhouse Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7-12 and May 14-18, Portage Lakes Career Center, 4401 Shriver Road, Uniontown. For a list of plants and prices, call Bridget Comes at 330-896-8289, email [email protected] or go to http://www.plcc.edu/community/plcc-greenhouse.

• Emerald Necklace Garden Club, 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Lee Paulson will present “How to Grow Terrific Tomatoes.” For information, call Lisa at 440-838-0558 or email [email protected].

• Ohio State University Extension Culinary Herbs for Northeast Ohio, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, OSU Extension Office, 705 Oakwood St., Suite 101, Ravenna. Polly Tucker will discuss growing culinary herbs year-round. Free. To register, call 330-296-6432 or email [email protected].

• Twinsburg Garden Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10285 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg. Speaker Alison McKim, manager/director of Angie’s Garden at University Hospital Rainbow Babies’ and Children’s Hospital. For information, go to http://www.twinsburg-garden-club.com.

• Trash & Treasure Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 at Soil and Water Conservation District, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, vegetables, culinary herbs, and native plants will be available. For information, call Robin Christensen at 330-296-6432 or email [email protected].

Greater Akron Orchid Society, 6:30 p.m. May 14 at the Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron. Edgar Stehli will teach a mini-class from 6:45-7 p.m. Edgar Stehli will present “Enjoying Encyclia and Epidendrum Orchids.” For information, call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to http://www.thegaos.com.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Twinsburg Garden Club Workshop, Native Plants: Gardening with a Purpose, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Twinsburg Community Center, 10260 Ravenna Road. Free. To register, call 330-963-8722 or go to http://www.bit.ly/NativePlants2018.

• Ramp Up Peninsula, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, throughout the village of Peninsula. Food vendors, fresh Ohio ramps for sale, artisans, music and more. http://www.explorepeninsula.com.

• Richfield Branch Library Seed Swap, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Richfield branch, 3761 Grant St., Richfield. Get free seeds, learn how to plant them and taste samples of the food they can grow.

• Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats, 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, OSU Extension Office, Medina, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Carolyn Bernstorf presents Grow Tomatoes! $5. http://www.go.osu.edu/chats.

• Quail Hollow Park Art, Craft, and Herb Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 6, Quail Hollow Park, 13480 Congress Lake Ave., Lake Township. Artists and crafters will set up on all three floors of the historic Stewart Manor House. Free. 330-608-1487 or http://www.quailhollowpark.net.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Chippewa Garden Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Brecksville Community Services Building, 2 Community Drive, Brecksville. Topic: Deer and the Plants They Do and Do Not Eat! http://www.chippewagardenclub.com.

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Small Farm Workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28, A.I. Root Candle Community Room, 640 W. Liberty St., Medina. Increasing farm profits from small acreage will be major focus. $25. http://go.osu.edu/farm.

• Twinsburg Garden Club Workshop, Native Plants: Gardening with a Purpose, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28, Twinsburg Community Center, 10260 Ravenna Road. Free. To register, call 330-963-8722 or go to http://www.bit.ly/NativePlants2018.

• Ramp Up Peninsula, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28 throughout the village of Peninsula. Food vendors, fresh Ohio ramps for sale, artisans, music and more. http://www.explorepeninsula.com.

• Richfield Branch Library Seed Swap, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Richfield branch, 3761 Grant St., Richfield. Get free seeds, learn how to plant them and taste samples of the food they can grow.

• Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats, 10-11:30 a.m. May 4, OSU Extension Office, Medina, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Carolyn Bernstorf presents Grow Tomatoes! $5. http://www.go.osu.edu/chats.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Quail Hollow Herbal Society, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Quail Hollow State Park Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Lake Township. Andrea McClain will discuss the use of essential oils and how to live a chemical-free life. Call Pat Kaiser at 330-877-2873.

• Gardeners of Greater Akron, 5:30 p.m. Monday, St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley. Guest speaker Mark Occhionero, president of Top Garden Products. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. $13 at the door. http://gogakron.org.

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Chippewa Garden Club, 7 p.m. April 24, Brecksville Community Services Building, 2 Community Drive, Brecksville. Topic: Deer and the Plants They Do and Do Not Eat! http://www.chippewagardenclub.com.

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. April 25, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Greater Akron Orchid Society, 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Coventry Township. Edgar Stehli will teach an orchid culture mini-class from 6:45-7 p.m. Dave Miller will present Good Roots Grow Good Orchids. Call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to http://www.thegaos.com.

• Emerald Necklace Garden Club, 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Hands-on workshop to make an 8-inch floral arrangement. For information, call Lisa at 440-838-0558 or email [email protected].

• Twinsburg Garden Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10285 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg. With Ben Askren, Aurora arborist and horticulturist. For information, go to http://www.twinsburg-garden-club.com.

Egg decorating class, 10 a.m. to noon April 14, The HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. Denny DiGeronimo will teach a traditional Ukrainian (pysanky) egg class, $25; Sandy Steiger will teach a Faberge-like Victorian egg, $30. To register, go to http://theelegantegg.weebly.com.

• Quail Hollow Herbal Society, 2-4 p.m. April 15, Quail Hollow State Park Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Lake Township. Andrea McClain will discuss the use of essential oils and how to live a chemical-free life. Call Pat Kaiser at 330-877-2873.

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. April 18, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Saturday, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Vegetable Gardening Basics with Lee Paulson, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Getting Ready for Hummingbirds, 2:30-4 p.m. Saturday, Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

Tips for Successful Container Gardening: Flowers and Vegetables, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Pam S. Belloni branch library, Fairless Elementary School, 12000 Navarre Road SW, Brewster. With Master Gardener Connie Greathouse. Registration is required. Call 330-767-9939.

• American Sewing Guild Fairlawn Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Resnik Community Learning Center, 65 N. Meadowcroft Drive, Akron. For more information, email Connie Bair at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• American Sewing Guild Tallmadge Group, 1 p.m. Thursday, Tallmadge Lutheran Church, 759 East Ave., Tallmadge. For more information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon. $55 adults, $30 students. To register, go to http://www.go.osu.edu/eowia2018. For information, call 330-674-3015.

• Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats, 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, OSU Extension Office, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Connie Ogilvie and Carol Knight present Garbage to Compost. http://www.go.osu.edu/chats.

Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference and Trade Show, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. April 7 at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Perry Township. $60, $30 students. To register, go to http://www.go.osu.edu/NEOHSMallFarms.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Saturday, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Spring Planning and Preparation with Matt Rhodes, Donzell’s nursery coordinator. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Chippewa Garden Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Brecksville Community Services Building, 2 Community Drive, Brecksville. Garden Renovation: Transform Your Yard Into the Garden of Your Dreams. http://www.chippewagardenclub.com.

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. For information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. Wednesday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Brad McBride of Davey Tree Expert Co. presents Tree Care for Homeowners. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. March 31, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Vegetable Gardening Basics with Lee Paulson, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Getting Ready for Hummingbirds, 2:30-4 p.m. March 31, Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

Tips for Successful Container Gardening: Flowers and Vegetables, 6 p.m. April 3, Pam S. Belloni branch library, Fairless Elementary School, 12000 Navarre Road SW, Brewster. With Master Gardener Connie Greathouse. Registration required. Call 330-767-9939.

Doylestown Garden Club Wine & Cheese Social, 6:30 p.m. April 3, Silver Run Vineyard & Winery, 376 Eastern Road, Doylestown. Jill Manda, owner of Manda’s Plant Farm in Canal Fulton, presents The Two P’s for Planting are Perennials and Pollinators. Free. Reservations due by Tuesday. Call Kathy Myers at 330-472-8893 or email [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Fairlawn Group, 6:30 p.m. April 3, Resnik Community Learning Center, 65 N. Meadowcroft Drive, Akron. Information, email Connie Bair at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• American Sewing Guild Tallmadge Group, 1 p.m. April 5, Tallmadge Lutheran Church, 759 East Ave., Tallmadge. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats, 10-11:30 a.m. April 6, OSU Extension Office, Medina, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Connie Ogilvie and Carol Knight present Garbage to Compost. http://www.go.osu.edu/chats.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Saturday, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Gardening for Seniors, with Karen Thomas and Pam Wetterau, Master Gardeners. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Attracting Wildlife With Native Plants, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

• Trumbull Crop Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, OSU Extension Office, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. Harmful Algal Blooms. Justin Chaffin, Ph.D., research coordinator, senior researcher, Ohio State University’s Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory. $5. 330-637-2056, option 3, or email Amy Reeher at [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. For information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. March 24, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Spring Planning and Preparation with Matt Rhodes, Donzell’s nursery coordinator. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Chippewa Garden Club, 7 p.m. March 27, Brecksville Community Services Building, 2 Community Drive, Brecksville. Garden Renovation: Transform Your Yard Into the Garden of Your Dreams. http://www.chippewagardenclub.com.

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. March 28, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. For information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. March 28, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Brad McBride of Davey Tree Expert Co., presents Tree Care for Homeowners. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. March 31, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Winter Garden Seminar: Vegetable Gardening Basics with Lee Paulson, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Getting Ready for Hummingbirds, 2:30-4 p.m. March 31, Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. March 10, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Bonsai Basics and Beyond with Dale Cochoy, Akron Canton Bonsai Society. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Dayton Nurseries: What’s New in the World of Plants, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Tom Dayton will present a photographic tour of the best new plants. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Greater Akron Orchid Society, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron. Brief orchid workshop and a review of the spring show. For information, go to http://www.thegaos.com.

• Backyard Chicken Basics, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. Presented by Tim McDermott, DVM, and Lee Beers. $15. 330-638-6783.

• Ohio Blueberry, Bramble & Wine Grape Pruning School, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at OSU South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Speakers include Gary Gao, Bill Johnson and Ryan Slaughter. $25. To register, call Charissa Gardner at 740-289-2071, ext. 132 or email [email protected].

• Ohio SMART Agriculture: Solutions From The Land, 1-4 p.m. Thursday at Fisher Auditorium, OARDC North Exhibit Area, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Help plan for the future of Ohio agriculture. Free. For reservations, email Shannon Mott at [email protected].

• Your Sustainable Yard, 6 p.m. Thursday, Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. March 17, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Gardening for Seniors. Speaker: Karen Thomas and Pam Wetterau, Master Gardeners. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Attracting Wildlife With Native Plants, 1-2:30 p.m. March 17, Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

• Trumbull Crop Lunch, 11:30 a.m. March 20 at Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, OSU Extension Office, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. Harmful Algal Blooms. Justin Chaffin, Ph.D., research coordinator, senior researcher, Ohio State University’s Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory. $5. 330-637-2056, opt. 3 or email Amy Reeher at [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. March 21, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. March 24, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Seminar: Spring Planning and Preparation with Matt Rhodes, Donzell’s nursery coordinator. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Master Gardener Volunteers of Summit County Saturday Gardening Series, 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, March 3 and 10, Presentation of Our Lord Orthodox Church, 3365 Ridgewood Road, Copley. March 3: Jeff Griff, Amanda Rome, Randy Mitchell and Denny Riser; March 10: Bev Shaffer, Jacqueline Kowalski and Jeanne Poremski. $60 for both days, $37.50 for one day. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Medina County Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. t 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Medina County Community Center, 735 W. Lafayette Road, Medina. Presentations and seminars, barbecue cook-off, displays and more. Plant sale 5 p.m. Sunday. $5, $4 seniors, ages 12 and under free. http://www.medinahomeandgardenshow.com.

• Akron Orchid Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Donzell’s Flower & Garden Center, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Sponsored by the Greater Akron Orchid Society. Hundreds of orchid plants in full flower displayed in exhibits. Free admission. http://www.thegaos.com. Wine & Orchids seminar, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Dayton Nurseries: Composting — Don’t Bag It, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Susan Cowling will teach how to turn kitchen scraps into compost. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Quail Hollow Herbal Society, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Quail Hollow State Park Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Lake Township. Judy Semroc, conservation specialist from the Natural Areas Division of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, will discuss Birds, Bugs & Botany. Call Pat Kaiser at 330-877-2873.

• Composting 101, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

• Emerald Necklace Garden Club, 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Make Kentucky Derby-style hats. For information, call Lisa at 440-838-0558 or email [email protected].

• Dayton Nurseries: What’s New in the World of Plants, 11 a.m. March 10, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Tom Dayton will present a photographic tour of the best new plants chosen by the experts at Dayton’s. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Your Sustainable Yard, 6 p.m. March 15, Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Akron Home and Flower Show: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. Vendors, cooking and design demonstrations, floral displays, shows and more. $10. akronhomeandflower.com.

• Medina County Master Gardener Volunteers, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, A.I. Root Candle Community Room, 640 W. Liberty St., Medina. The Resilient Garden: Integrating Native Plants into Your Existing Landscape. $25, $40 for two. To register, go to http://www.go.osu.edu/MGVseminar.

• Dayton Nurseries: Birds of Prey, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Carol Zeh will discuss how birds of prey help to control the environment and keep systems in balance. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Saturday, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Indoor Gardening: Growing Healthy Houseplants with Scott Rose of Donzell’s. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. For information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. Wednesday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Barb Holtz, outreach educator, Ohio Prairie Nursery, will present Sustainable Landscapes. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats, 10-11:30 a.m. March 2, OSU Extension Office, Medina, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Sonya Porter presents Plant Hormones. $5. http://www.go.osu.edu/chats.

• Lorain County Beekeepers Association, 7 p.m. March 2, Life Church, 1033 Elm St., Grafton. Beginner Beekeeping Class. Class 1: Beekeeping Equipment. $50 for 4 classes. Class 2: Managing Your Hive, 6 p.m. March 9. http://www.loraincountybeekeepers.org.

• Master Gardener Volunteers of Summit County Saturday Gardening Series, 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 3 and 10, Presentation of Our Lord Orthodox Church, 3365 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. March 3: Jeff Griff, Amanda Rome, Randy Mitchell and Denny Riser; March 10: Bev Shaffer, Jacqueline Kowalski and Jeanne Poremski. $60 for both days, $37.50 for one day. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• Akron Orchid Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 4, Donzell’s Flower & Garden Center, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Sponsored by the Greater Akron Orchid Society. Hundred of orchid plants in full flower displayed in exhibits. Free admission. http://www.thegaos.com. Wine & Orchids seminar, 1-4 p.m. March 3. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Dayton Nurseries: Composting — Don’t Bag It, 11 a.m. March 3, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Susan Cowling will teach how to turn kitchen scraps into compost. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Composting 101, 6:30 p.m. March 6, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-867-5511, http://www.summitmetroparks.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Garment Gals and Guy, 10 a.m. Saturday, Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. For information, email Margaret Crawford at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Dayton Nurseries, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Growing Up! Vertical Gardening: Hanna Rhodes will discuss how you can use plants’ natural tendencies to grow upward to make the most of your garden. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Saturday, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Starting Seeds Indoors with Lee Paulsen, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• Gardeners of Greater Akron, 5:30 p.m. Monday, St. George Antiochian Church Fellowship Hall, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley. Social hour followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tom S. Cooperrider, Kent Bog State Nature Preserve, will present a program on the restoration of Tamarack Bog. Dinner is $13. 330-548-9174.

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. For information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Medina County Master Gardener Volunteers, 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 24, A.I. Root Candle Community Room, 640 W. Liberty St., Medina. The Resilient Garden: Integrating Native Plants into Your Existing Landscape. $25, $40 for two. To register, go to http://www.go.osu.edu/MGVseminar.

• Dayton Nurseries: Birds of Prey, 11 a.m. Feb. 24, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Carol Zeh will discuss how birds of prey help to control the environment and keep systems in balance. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Feb. 24, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Indoor Gardening: Growing Healthy Houseplants with Scott Rose of Donzell’s. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. Feb 28, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. For information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Barb Holtz, outreach educator, Ohio Prairie Nursery, will present Sustainable Landscapes. http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• The Importance of Honey Bees, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Emily Mueller will discuss the value of these pollinators. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Saturday, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Winter Garden Seminar: Growing Orchids in Your Home, with the Greater Akron Orchid Society. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• American Sewing Guild Garment Gals and Guy, 10 a.m. Feb. 17, Stow Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. Information, email Margaret Crawford at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Dayton Nurseries, 11 a.m. Feb. 17, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Growing Up! Vertical Gardening: Hanna Rhodes will discuss how you can use plants’ natural tendencies to grow upward to make the most of your garden. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Feb. 17, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Winter Garden Seminar: Starting Seeds Indoors with Lee Paulsen, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Medina County Master Gardener Volunteers, 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 24, A.I. Root Candle Community Room, 640 W. Liberty St., Medina. The Resilient Garden: Integrating Native Plants into Your Existing Landscape. $25, $40 for two. Registration deadline is Feb. 16. To register, go to http://www.go.osu.edu/MGVseminar.

• Dayton Nurseries: Birds of Prey, 11 a.m. Feb. 24, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Carol Zeh will discuss how birds of prey help to control the environment and keep systems in balance. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Feb. 24, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Winter Garden Seminar: Indoor Gardening: Growing Healthy Houseplants with Scott Rose of Donzell’s. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• The Basics of Soil, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Tom Dayton will discuss pH, nutrients, soil amendments and the soil composition in our area. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Quail Hollow Herb Society, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Quail Hollow State Park Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Hartville. Lynn Vogel, Portage County Master Gardener, will discuss phenology (the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena). Call Pat Kaiser at 330-877-2873.

• American Sewing Guild Fairlawn Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Resnik Community Learning Center, 65 N. Meadowcroft Drive, Akron. Information, email Connie Bair at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Portage County Beekeepers Beginner’s Beekeeping Classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, continuing Feb. 15 and 22, at the Portage County Soil and Water Conservations District, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. $60. To register, go to http://bit.ly/BeeClass2018.

• Twinsburg Garden Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10285 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg. Denise Ellsworth, director of the Honey Bee and Native Pollinator Education Program at the Ohio State University Wooster. http://www.twinsburg-garden-club.com.

• The Importance of Honey Bees, 11 a.m. Feb. 10, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Emily Mueller will discuss the value of these pollinators. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Feb. 10, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Winter Garden Seminar: Growing Orchids in Your Home, with the Greater Akron Orchid Society. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

• American Sewing Guild Garment Gals and Guy, 10 a.m. Feb. 17, Stow Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. Information, email Margaret Crawford at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Dayton Nurseries, 11 a.m. Feb. 17, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Growing Up! Vertical Gardening: Hanna Rhodes will discuss how you can use plants’ natural tendencies to grow upward to make the most of your garden. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Donzell’s Flower and Garden Center, 11 a.m. Feb. 17, Donzell’s, 937 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Winter Garden Seminar: Starting Seeds Indoors with Lee Paulson, Master Gardener. Free. To register, call 330-724-0505.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Tallmadge Group, 1 p.m. Thursday, Tallmadge Lutheran Church, 759 East Ave., Tallmadge. Information, email Leesa Hileman at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• The Basics of Soil, 11 a.m. Feb. 3, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Tom Dayton will discuss pH, nutrients, soil amendments and the soil composition in our area. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

• Quail Hollow Herb Society, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 4, Quail Hollow State Park Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Hartville. Lynn Vogel, Portage County Master Gardener, will discuss phenology (the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena). Call Pat Kaiser at 330-877-2873.

• American Sewing Guild Fairlawn Group, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Resnik Community Learning Center, 65 N. Meadowcroft Drive, Akron. Information, email Connie Bair at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Portage County Beekeepers Beginner’s Beekeeping Classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 8-22, at the Portage County Soil and Water Conservations District, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. $60. To register, go to http://bit.ly/BeeClass2018.

• Twinsburg Garden Club, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 10285 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg. Denise Ellsworth, director of the Honey Bee and Native Pollinator Education Program at the Ohio State University Wooster. http://www.twinsburg-garden-club.com.

• The Importance of Honey Bees, 11 a.m. Feb. 10, Dayton Nurseries, 3459 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. Emily Mueller will discuss the value of these pollinators. $8. 330-825-3320 or email [email protected].

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Gardeners of Greater Akron, 5:30 p.m. Monday, St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. $12 at the door. http://gogakron.org/index.htm.

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Portage County Beekeepers, 7 p.m. Thursday, Maplewood Career Center, 7075 State Route 88, Ravenna. Denise Ellsworth will speak about phenology and applications for beekeeping. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20, Our Lady of Cedars Banquet Center, 507 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Fairlawn. Design & Beyond Garden Symposium, “The Heart and Soul of the Garden.” Keynote speaker Paul Zammit of Toronto Botanical Garden. $50. Registration at http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

• American Sewing Guild Garment Gals and Guy, 10 a.m. Jan. 20, Stow Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. Information, email Margaret Crawford at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

June-in-January Outdoor Living Exposition, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20, noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 21 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 27, Buchwalter Greenhouse, 6554 Back Orrville Road, Wooster. “A Taste of Summer” focus on decks, patios, and backyards, with refreshments, cooking demonstrations, Lerch’s Donut station, and seminars on outdoor living trends, beekeeping, miniature gardening, landscape design. Free. For information and a schedule, go to http://www.juneinjanuary.com

• American Sewing Guild Ellet Group, 10 a.m. Jan. 24, Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Information, email Audrey Boyd at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Summit County Master Gardeners, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Tom Dayton presents “A New Look to Old-Fashioned Hydrangeas.” http://www.summitmastergardeners.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• Summit County Beekeepers Association, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 7, Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E. Howe Road, Tallmadge. Beginner Beekeepers Classes: Getting started with bees, city regulations, equipment/tools, bee biology, best plants for bees, diseases, beekeeping throughout the year, honey, beeswax and products. $85 individual, $100 family. For information or registration, go to http://www.summitbeekeepers.com.

• Emerald Necklace Garden Club, 9:15 a.m. Jan. 11, Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Highlights of 2017 meetings, information and samples of table designs for the June flower show. For more information, call Lisa at 440-838-0558 or email [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Wadsworth Group, 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Trinity Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. Information, email Laurie Schmelzer at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].

• American Sewing Guild Fairlawn Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Resnik CLC, 65 N. Meadowcroft Drive, Akron. Email Connie Bair at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• American Sewing Guild Tallmadge Group, 1 p.m. Thursday, Tallmadge Lutheran Church, 759 East Ave., Tallmadge. Email Leesa Hileman at [email protected] or go to http://www.asgakroncanton.org.

• Summit County Beekeepers Association, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 7, Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E. Howe Road, Tallmadge. Beginner Beekeepers Classes: Getting started with bees, city regulations, equipment/tools, bee biology, best plants for bees, diseases, beekeeping throughout the year, honey, beeswax and products. $85 individual, $100 family. For information and registration, go to http://www.summitbeekeepers.com.

• Emerald Necklace Garden Club, 9:15 a.m. Jan. 11, Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Highlights of 2017 meetings, information and samples of table designs for the June flower show. Call Lisa at 440-838-0558 or email [email protected].

Send information on home and garden events to [email protected].