Join a naturalist to learn seasonal gardening tips at any of these free Summit Metro Parks programs in May:

MEET ME IN THE GARDEN -- May 24, 7 9 p.m.

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Visitors Center

1828 Smith Road, Akron

Join the Master Gardeners of Summit County to learn about tropical plants and how to care for them in Northeast Ohio. Presented by Jacqueline Kowalski, OSU Extension Educator.Thursday,

A YEAR OF HERBS: MEDICINALS -- May 25, 7 8:30 p.m.

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Visitors Center

1828 Smith Road, Akron

Come to learn about some herbs that may help relieve some common ailments

GARDENING FOR WILDLIFE -- May 28, 3 4:30 p.m.

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Seneca Deck

1828 Smith Road, Akron

Attract the birds, bees and everything in between to your yard this season. Take a tour and learn the basics of wildlife planting.

SPRING PLANTING IDEAS & PLANT SWAP -- May 31, 7 8:30 p.m.

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Visitors Center

1828 Smith Road, Akron

Learn new ways to garden around your home. Learn about vertical planting possibilities and ways to contain plants that spread quickly. Bring plants or seeds to swap that are in containers.

For more information, call 330-865-8065 or visit summitmetroparks.org.