Living With Fire LogoThe statewide wildfire awareness campaign—Reduce the Fuel – Reduce the Risk!—begins May 4. Each County in the state is involved with events and activities. For a complete list of all Wildfire Awareness Week events taking place in Nevada, including an event in Red Rock Canyon on May 9  in Clark County, visit www.LivingWithFire.info and click on the Wildfire Awareness Week page.

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Blooming Cactus

Clark County Cooperative Extension Lifelong Learning Center’s community cactus demonstration garden is in full bloom.  The entire Demonstration Gardens, which include the cactus garden, contain over 500 species of desert appropriate landscape plants, including: trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti and agaves.   Plants are identified by botanical and common names. The grounds are open for self-guided walks on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lantana plantsDesert Plants Come Alive is the topic for the Master Gardener’d Demonstration Garden Tour on May 11. Volunteer Master Gardeners will discuss desert adapted plants which can be successfully grown in the home landscape.  The Demonstration Gardens contain over 500 species of desert appropriate landscape plants, including: trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti and agaves.   Plants are identified by botanical and common names. Click here for all the details!