Clark County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will offer a series of free classes at Acacia Park in conjunction with the Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. All classes will be taught by Master Gardener instructors and begin at 9 a.m. The line-up includes:
- September15, Growing Cool Season Vegetables in the Las Vegas Valley – A greater variety of vegetables can be planted during the cool fall and winter months such as spinach, asparagus, leaf lettuce, broccoli, kale, and root vegetables like carrots, beets, turnips, onion and more. Come and join a Nevada Cooperative Extension Certified Master Gardener and learn how and when to plant vegetables in your own garden this fall.
- September 22, Growing and Using Herbs – Herbs are easy to grow and have many uses. Join a certified Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener and discuss which ones grow best here, and how they can be used in your home. We will also explore methods for drying, preservation, and storage.
- September 29, Information on Fruit Trees – What fruit trees grow here in Las Vegas? How do you get edible fruit? You can grow many fruits and it is not all that difficult. Come and learn from a Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener all about planting, growing, pruning, and harvesting fruit here in the Las Vegas valley.