NV Naturalists observed a spiny soft shell turtle at Wetlands Park on October 12. For more information on the Nevada Naturalist program, visit/like their Facebook page.
According to Cooperative Extension professor, Dr. Angela O’Callaghan, “Southern Nevada is the best place in the world to be a gardener!” I started thinking how lucky we are when I was planning my fall/winter garden. How many places have a climate that permits gardening almost the entire year round? Read more!
An apple a day…it is a good source of fiber, vitamin C and contains no fat! Visit/like the Eat Healthy Be Active Facebook page for some simple recipes.
Las Vegas is not known for home gardening but recently there have been quiet changes in backyards across the valley. Shade tree and shrub sales are down but sales of fruit tree and vegetable transplants are up. Las Vegans have been converting parts of their desert landscapes to local food production and liking it! What to do with all those apricots, grapes and zucchinis? Preserve them as jams, jellies, pickles and relishes. For more information about the Master Food Preserver class, click here!