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Community Connection is a monthly newsletter that covers southern Nevada counties including Clark, Lincoln and Southern Nye.

Editor: Marilyn Ming

Contact: (702) 257-5516

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Inside January 2015 issue:

  • Free Radon Test Kits available
  • Chefs for Kids 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk
  • Handling holiday weight gain
  • So. Valley Rose Society meetings

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Inside February 2015 issue:

  • Wear Red Day ~ Feb. 7
  • Vegetable workshop
  • Radon presentations in February
  • Hispanic landscape classes

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Inside March 2015 issue:

  • Tips for healthy eating
  • Nevada Naturalist Open House
  • 4-H Overnight camp registration
  • 2014 Master Gardener stats

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Inside April 2015 issue:

  • Master Gardener's work awarded
  • Connecting Kids to Coverage Campaign
  • Irrigation workshop scheduled
  • Sweet Bell Peppers

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Inside May 2015 issue:

  • Hiking with your ears
  • High temperature veggies
  • The magic in books
  • Free gardening class/Great grapes

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Inside June 2015 issue:

  • What's your excuse?
  • Last minute vacations
  • Organic gardening workshop
  • Astounding asparagus

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Inside July 2015 issue:

  • The heat is on!
  • Swimming tips
  • Soil workshop
  • Nevada Naturalist graduation

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Inside August 2015 issue:

  • Packing lunches to go
  • Gardening workshop
  • Picnic perfect
  • What's in season?

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Inside January 2014 issue:

  • January Pruning Tips
  • Exercise Tips continued
  • Don't be SAD!
  • Holiday tree recycling

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Inside February 2014 issue:

  • So you think you can't dance?
  • Pick of the crop—oranges
  • Chocolate for Valentine's' Day
  • So. Valley Rose Society meeting

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Inside March 2014 issue:

  • Healthy greens for St. Pat's Day
  • Time for tomatoes
  • Fast food savvy
  • March Rose society meeting

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Inside April 2014 issue:

  • Defensive driving tip
  • Healthy, happy, active, fit
  • Purple Up! day, April 25
  • New Area Code for Clark County

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Inside May 2014 issue:

  • The Clean Plate Club
  • So. Valley Rose Society meeting
  • Skin check
  • Discover Your Future

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Inside June 2014 issue:

  • City Hall community garden
  • Flowers and pollinators
  • Rewards of physical activity
  • 4-H camps scheduled

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Inside July 2014 issue:

  • Sugar confusion
  • Patriotism & health
  • Gardening workshop
  • 4-H Camp schedule

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Inside August 2014 issue:

  • Food safety in home canned products
  • Hot weather hints
  • Swimming tips
  • Junior Master Gardener open house

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Inside September 2014 issue:

  • Raised beds for gardening ease
  • Junior Master Gardener activities for fall
  • Quinoa—What is it?
  • Find Cooperative Extension online

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Inside October 2014 issue:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Tips for a safe Halloween
  • Connecting Kids With Coverage
  • Solarbration, solar festival

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Inside November 2014 issue:

  • Holiday Pumpkin Pie Recipe
  • Tips to improve your cholesterol & triglycerides
  • Chefs for Kids 2015 5K Run
  • Holiday food safety tips

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Inside December 2014 issue:

  • Ready, set, quit smoking!
  • Chefs for Kids 5K run
  • Early care specialist receives award
  • Recycle your holiday tree

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Inside January 2013 issue:

  • January-National Radon Awareness Month
  • South Valley Rose Society Meeting
  • Cold Weather Exercise
  • Dealing with Holiday Weight Gain
  • Palm or Palm Kernel Oil
  • Can you get enough protein if you eat little or no animal products?
  • Las Vegas Radon Poster Contest Winners

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Inside February 2013 issue:

  • Introducing new parenting education program
  • Gardening in Small Places workshop
  • GO, SLOW and WHOA Foods
  • So. Valley Rose Society Meeting
  • Radon Presentations & Chocolate Choices
  • Senior memoir-writing class

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Inside March 2013 issue:

  • Gardening on the Internet
  • Senior memoir-writing class offered in March
  • South Valley Rose Society Meeting
  • Tips on preventing falls
  • Gardening in Small Places workshop
  • Join 4-H Overnight Camp at Lake Tahoe

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Inside April 2013 issue:

  • So. Valley Rose Society Meeting
  • Healthy Eating on a Budget recipe
  • Gardening workshop and 4-H Camp Registration
  • Cambridge Community Center Programs

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Inside May 2013 issue:

  • It's called "milk"—isn't it all pretty much the same?
  • Garden Tour set for May 11
  • So. Valley Rose Society
  • The Original Fast Food
  • 4-H Summer Camps
  • eXtension—another way to connect

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Inside June 2013 issue:

  • Pay attention to the small stuff
  • Join 4-H Overnight Camp at Lake Tahoe
  • Ask A Master Gardener
  • Becoming a Desert Gardener
  • Community Gardens
  • Gardening Workshop & National Donut Day

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Inside July 2013 issue:

  • Fad Diets
  • National Blueberry Month
  • De-Stressing Vacations
  • July Gardening Calendar

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Inside August 2013 issue:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Less Salt, Lower Blood Pressure
  • Recognizing Health Fraud
  • Gardening Classes

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Inside September 2013 issue:

  • Homemaking, Gardening continued
  • Does caffeine deter dementia?
  • Henderson Valley View Rec Center Classes
  • Solarbration Solar Festival

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Inside October 2013 issue:

  • Preventing Falls in Your Home
  • Calcium Program Honors Schools
  • Solarbration Festival
  • Desert Green

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Inside November 2013 issue:

  • Winter Safety for Older Adults
  • Master Gardeners at Acacia Park
  • 4 Secrets of Lasting Weight Loss
  • Gluten-free Products

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Inside December 2013 issue:

  • The Bone Buster
  • Recycle your holiday tree
  • Find us on the web!
  • Avoiding post-holiday blues/Spread joy, not germs

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Inside January 2012 issue:

  • Dealing with Holiday weight gain
  • January is Radon Action Month—here's how to get your free test kit!
  • Pruning Classes at the Master Gardener Orchard
  • Spring 2012 Master Gardener Training information

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Inside February 2012 issue:

  • Heart Disease—#1 Killer of Women
  • Do you want to become a Nevada Naturalist?
  • Visit Cooperative Extension's YouTube and Blog sites

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Inside March 2012 issue:

  • March 5-9 - National School Breakfast Week
  • Gardening in Small Places-What went wrong?
  • Do you want to become a Nevada Naturalist?

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Inside April 2012 issue:

  • Master Gardeners Celebrate 20th Anniversary
  • Chefs for Kids Dinner & Auction Set for April 28
  • Two Las Vegans Named to Advisory Board

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Inside May 2012 issue:

  • May is Clean Air Month
  • The Children's Demonstration Garden

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Inside June 2012 issue:

  • Education in Aging: HARPS
  • Garden Gala - Anniversary Gift to the Community
  • Cambridge Community Center Programs
  • Fresh Herbs for Health
  • Free Classes at Acacia Park

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Inside July 2012 issue:

  • Vacationing on a shoestring
  • It is OK to Think Parenting is Hard!
  • 4-H Summer Day Camps Registration is underway!
  • Eco-exercise

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Inside August 2012 issue:

  • A Guide for Using Social Media
  • Stop Foodborne Illnesses
  • 4-H Summer Day Camp spots open for August session

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Inside September 2012 issue:

  • Frequently asked questions...and answers
  • Las Vegas Volunteer Appreciation Celebration
  • If you love water, you must love me!
  • Money doesn't grow on trees

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Inside October 2012 issue:

  • Working Together for a Greener Future
  • All Stressed Up and Nowhere to Go!:Advice for the Holiday Season
  • Frequently asked questions...and answers

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Inside November 2012 issue:

  • Nutritious Holiday Goodies
  • A day's worth of fruits and vegetables
  • Breast cancer awareness
  • Tenure and Promotion awarded to Cooperative Extension Faculty
  • Frequently asked questions...and answers

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Inside December 2012 issue:

  • Free Radon Test Kits at Radon Awareness Presentations in December
  • The Community Connection will have a new look in 2013
  • Frequently asked questions...and answers

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Master Gardener Community Newsletter

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Master Gardeners of Southern Nevada Community Newsletter is a monthly newsletter that covers southern Nevada.

Editor: Antoinette Edmunds

Contact: (702) 257-5587

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Inside January 2015 issue:

  • January Calendar of Events
  • Master Gardener Training Class rescheduled
  • Gardening in Small Places Series

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Inside February 2015 issue:

  • February Calendar of Events
  • Springtime Pruning

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Inside March 2015 issue:

  • March Horticulture Events
  • Nevada Naturalist Open House

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Inside April 2015 issue:

  • April Calendar of Events
  • Demo Garden Tours
  • Orchard Hours

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Inside May 2015 issue:

  • May Horticulture Events
  • MG Rose Garden in Bloom

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Inside June 2015 issue:

  • Rare Milkweed Seeds Collected at the Demonstration Gardens
  • Is Organic Really Better?
  • Gardening in Small Places: Organic Gardening

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Inside July 2015 issue:

  • July Events
  • Award winning Master Gardener volunteers
  • Doolittle Senior Center community garden helps feed the hungry
  • Starting a cottage food business

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Inside August 2015 issue:

  • August Calendar
  • Cold-hardy Palms Research
  • Cooperative Extension Demonstration Gardens
  • Master Gardeners Maintain Healing Garden
  • Adaptatations of Desert Plants

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Inside January 2014 issue:

  • 20,000 hours of volunteer service
  • Registration for Spring 2014 MG Training
  • Gardening in Small Places - Pruning
  • Grounds for discussion - Coffee with Colleagues

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Inside February 2014 issue:

  • February Horticulture Events
  • Pruning Tips

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Inside March 2014 issue:

  • March Horticulture Events
  • Garden Tours

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Inside April 2014 issue:

  • April Horticulture Events
  • New Pruning Publication: SP-13-13

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Inside May 2014 issue:

  • May Horticulture Events
  • Annual "Visitors"...be on the alert for these common pests

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Inside June 2014 issue:

  • June Events
  • Cooperative Extension Celebrates 100 years

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Inside July 2014 issue:

  • July Events
  • Dealing with Drought (In the Home Landscape)
  • Want plants that can "beat the heat?"

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Inside August 2014 issue:

  • August Events
  • Desert Bioscape

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Inside September 2014 issue:

  • September Events
  • Bountiful Basil
  • Nevada Naturalist Conference
  • Trees are Good!

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Inside October 2014 issue:

  • October Events
  • Master Gardener Home Gardening Help Line
  • Orders for bare root fruit trees due November 1

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Inside November 2014 issue:

  • November Events
  • Globe Mallow - Adapted to survive in the desert!

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Inside January 2013 issue:

  • Registration for next Master Gardener training
  • Spring Semester Classes
  • Gardening in Small Places - Pruning
  • Ask a Master Gardener

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Inside February 2013 issue:

  • February Horticulture Classes, Lectures, Events
  • Frost Damage

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Inside March 2013 issue:

  • March Events
  • Palm Damage
  • How to care for your roses

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Inside April 2013 issue:

  • April Events
  • SPRING IS HERE – the early bloomers

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Inside May 2013 issue:

  • May Events
  • Junior Master Gardener Enrollment
  • Cactus Demonstration Garden
  • Desert Plants Come Alive Garden Tour on May 11

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Inside June 2013 issue:

  • June Events
  • Herb Demonstration Garden

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Inside July 2013 issue:

  • July Events
  • Volunteer Appreciation

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Inside August 2013 issue:

  • August Events
  • Beat the Heat (and the cold)!

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Inside September 2013 issue:

  • September Events
  • How to test for seed viability
  • Compost happens...in the MG Community Garden

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Inside October 2013 issue:

  • October Events
  • Cool seasons vegetable planting guide

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Inside November 2013 issue:

  • November Events
  • Fall rose care tips
  • Master Gardener Spring 2014 Training Class

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Inside December 2013 issue:

  • Master Gardeners of Southern Nevada
  • Gardening in Small Places 2014
  • Seminar on "Urban Tree Care - The Mature Years"

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Inside June 2012 issue:

  • Garden Gala a Success!
  • UNCE Blog
  • Registration for Fall 2012 Training
  • Demonstration and Teaching Gardens

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Inside August 2012 issue:

  • The Desert Blooms!
  • Master Gardeners of Southern Nevada on Facebook
  • Volunteer Appreciation and Awards

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Inside November 2012 issue:

  • It's been abusy Fall for the Master Gardeners!
  • Integrated Pest Management

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Northeast Clark County Master Gardener Newsletter

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Northeast Clark County Master Gardeners Newsletter is a monthly newsletter that covers Northeast Clark County Nevada.

Editor: Denise Stoesser

Contact: 702-397-2604

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Inside May 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Biotic vs. Abiotic
  • May Planting
  • Organic Pest Control
  • Biotic vs. Abiotic
  • Diagnosing Disorders
  • A Note From Denise

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Inside June 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Bacillus Thuringiensis
  • June Planting
  • Organic Pest Control
  • Blossom-End Rot
  • Squash Bug Control

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Inside July 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • July Reminders
  • July Planting
  • Organic Pest Control
  • Solarizing Your Garden
  • Native Plants for Great Basin
  • A Note From Denise

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Inside August 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • August Reminders
  • Uncommon Beneficial's
  • August Planting
  • Compost Tea Recipe
  • Summer Landscape Tips
  • Lawn Care Watering Guide

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Inside September 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • September Reminders
  • Native Seeds/Search
  • September Planting
  • Wildflowers in Garden
  • Penstemons
  • Bluebonnets

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Inside October 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • October Reminders
  • Native Bees
  • October Planting
  • How Plants Utilize Nutrients
  • Radishes Cover Crop
  • Horticulture Q and A

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Inside November 2014 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • November Reminders
  • Winter Pest Management
  • November Planting
  • Christmas Luminaries
  • Preventing Winter Injury
  • Container Gardening

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Inside January 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Desert Favorite Continued
  • January Reminders
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Container Gardening
  • How to Store Root Crops
  • Turnip Recipes

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Inside February 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • February Reminders
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Pruning
  • Quality Planting

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Inside March 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • March Reminders
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Tomatoes 101
  • Pinching Tomato Plants

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Inside April 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • March Reminders
  • Common Butterflies
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Neighbor friendly Wildfire
  • Pinching Tomato Plants

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Inside May 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Free Classes at MG Orchard
  • March Reminders
  • Demonstration Tour Scheduled
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Social Media Manager Needed
  • New MG Graduate

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Inside June 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • June Reminders
  • Good News for Nevada Entrepreneurs
  • Herds and Harvest
  • Feed the soil– so it can feed you!

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Inside July 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • July Reminders
  • July Planting
  • Local Garden Clubs
  • Evening! Veggies by the Season
  • Integrated Weed Management
  • A Note From Denise

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Inside August 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • August Reminders
  • Native Flowers
  • Evening! Veggies by the Season
  • Summer Landscape Tips
  • A Note From Denise

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Inside September 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Plant Disease Control
  • September Planting
  • Before you plant those root crops
  • Evening!! Veggies by the
  • Great Basin Permaculture
  • A Note From Denise

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Inside October 2013 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Storing Herbs for Winter
  • October Planting
  • Calling all MG's
  • Evening!! Veggies by the
  • Western Flower Thrips
  • A Note From Denise

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Inside January 2012 issue:

  • Garden Gala a Success!
  • UNCE Blog
  • Registration for Fall 2012 Training
  • Demonstration and Teaching Gardens

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Inside February 2012 issue:

  • New Publications
  • New UNCE Program
  • Companion Planting
  • February Planting
  • Upside Down Garden
  • Free classes offered
  • Flowers of Tomorrow
  • A note from Denise

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Inside March 2012 issue:

  • Pre-Emergent Herbicides
  • Fair Garden Clean-up
  • Companion Planting
  • March Planting
  • Chili Line-up
  • Free classes offered
  • Sprouting
  • A note from Denise

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Inside April 2012 issue:

  • Nasturtiums
  • Tilling
  • Companion Planting
  • April Planting
  • Companion Planting
  • Herbaceous perennials
  • Companion Planting Table

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Inside May 2012 issue:

  • Water-Wise Shrub Beds
  • Companion Planting
  • May Planting
  • Weed Warriors
  • Water Wise Gardening
  • MG Graduates

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Inside June 2012 issue:

  • Common Problems
  • Companion Planting
  • June Planting
  • Herds and Harvest
  • Tuna Can Test
  • Bermuda grass
  • A Note from Denise

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Inside July 2012 issue:

  • Common Problems
  • Companion Planting
  • July Planting
  • IMG Conference
  • Harvest Times
  • Tamarisk Dies
  • A Note from Denise

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Inside August 2012 issue:

  • Growing Pinto Beans
  • Companion Planting
  • August Planting
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Snap shots
  • Fall Companions
  • A Note from Denise

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Inside September 2012 issue:

  • Wormwood
  • Companion Planting
  • September Planting
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Plant List
  • Right Tree
  • A Note from Denise

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Inside October 2012 issue:

  • Oxblood Lily
  • Companion Planting
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • October Reminders
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Free Mulch
  • The Facts on Climate Change
  • A note from Denise

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Inside November 2012 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • November Reminders
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Painting your garden
  • Growing Wildflowers
  • A note from Denise

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Inside December 2012 issue:

  • Desert Favorite
  • Companion Planting
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Pruning Classes
  • Holiday Gift Ideas
  • Veggies by the Season
  • Desert Favorite Continued
  • Conference Notes on Mulch
  • A note from Denise

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