The USDA Forest Service, Nevada Division of Forestry, Nevada Department of Agriculture and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension want you to join our Citizens’ Monitoring Program in which we are encouraging the public to be on the lookout for these exotic invasive insects. For more information, visit/like the Master Gardeners Face Book page. New and interesting information is posted often!
Landscape Design with the End in Mind Part I & II classes are being offered at the Gibson Library on June 13 and June 27. On June 15, learn about Birds, Butterflies & Bees at the Green Valley Library. Master Denise McConnell will be presenting all classes. Click here for all the details.
Master Gardeners have spotted Lace Bugs on various plants including: hollyhocks, sunflowers, artichokes and sunchokes. Check your gardens regularly for these (and other) pests. Visit/like the Master Gardener’s Face Book page for more information!
Have you been searching for fun, educational activities for your children over the summer? Check out Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program. Beginning in June, your child will experience hands-on gardening activities while learning about plants, water, soil, veggies and more! They will learn to garden for healthy foods with an end product they can eat. In addition, your child will learn leadership skills, service, safety with tools and much more.
Classes are offered in the north and south part of the Valley. For more information, click here!
On June 1, Master Gardener Helen Brown will be holding an informational class about Vine Crops Thriving in Hot Weather at Whole Foods at Town Square at noon. On June 15, MG Brown will conduct a class on Container Herbs to Grow from Seed at the MG Orchard beginning at 8am. For all the class details, visit the UNCE Website.