Orange/Red LantanaClark County Master Gardeners will offer a FREE tour of the Demonstration Gardens on Saturday, April 13. The Demonstrations Gardens are located at the Clark County/ Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (I-215 and Windmill Lane).  The topic for Saturday’s tour is Paint Your Garden with Color. Details!

Nevada Naturalist LogoNevada Naturalist, a Clark County Cooperative Extension program, is looking for interested adults to participate. The Nevada Naturalist program educates and trains adults interested in learning about the natural resources in southern Nevada. Participants study natural resources, environmental education and interpretation, laws and regulations, and environmental issues.

The focus of the program is to give a broad understanding of nature to participants interested in learning, volunteering, teaching, and participating in conservation projects and issues. The program will also give participants the skills and confidence necessary to make a difference for environmental stewardship and conservation in Southern Nevada. For more information, or to register, click here.

Red RoseClark County Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are collaborating and offering educational meetings.   Free and open to the public, the March meeting topic and date is:

March 28, Reasons to go to the Annual April 20th Rose Show, Janet Schneider. You can attend and display your roses or you can team up with someone who is displaying theirs. Either way, learn how to read the schedule, how to choose your roses, transport them and get them ready.

For information on the time and place, please click here. Rose Society meetings are also scheduled for April 25 and May 23.

Photo of Compost BinsJoin Clark County Cooperative Extension on Saturday, March 16, 2013, for a one-day workshop on Composting in Small Spaces. The class runs from 8 a.m. to Noon and explains how to make a balanced compost even if you do not have a large garden spot. The workshop, taught by Dr. Angela O’Callaghan, is designed to provide the gardener with knowledge on vermicomposting and more. Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend. Please click here to register.