Photo of Herb GardenThe Master Gardener Herb Committee sold fabulous handmade gifts and baked goods on November 6. The sale coincided with the Master Gardener monthly meeting.  Many items were made with herbs grown in our herb garden.  Proceeds go to maintaining the Herb Garden located between the front and classroom buildings.  Cooperative Extension’s Demonstration and Test Gardens are open weekdays from 8a-5p for self-guided tours.  Guided tours are offered Fridays from 10a-noon.  Call 257-5555.

 

Ask a Master Gardener booth Visit the Master Gardeners of Southern Nevada on Saturday, November 9 from 8am-4pm at Harvest Fest at Tivoli Village.  They will have special displays and presentations on:  “How to Care for Holiday Plants,” “Using Garden Grapevines to Make a Holiday Wreath,” “Fall Vegetable Gardening,” and “Kitchen Composting.”  Plus, they are always ready to answer your gardening questions and provide free Cooperative Extension horticulture Fact Sheets!

Photograph of walkerMaster Gardener Diane Eisen will speak on “Gardening with Physical Limitations” on Saturday, November 9 at 9 a.m. at Acacia Park.  The class is free and open to the public.

Gardening is a healthy habit for all ages, but sometimes a physical condition can affect our ability to enjoy gardening.  Learn strategies for modifying clothing, equipment, and techniques to prevent injury to you and your garden.  Bring your favorite gardening implement for retrofit suggestions.

Meet in the outdoor Gazebo near the Demonstration Gardens at Acacia Park in Henderson.  For more information contact the MG Help Line at 702-257-5555 (M-F; 8a -5p).