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Professor ML Robinson explaining irrigation during a workshop.

The Gardening in Small Places: understanding your irrigation workshop on April 4, taught by M.L. Robinson, Cooperative Extension’s environmental horticulturist, will cover different types of irrigation and how they are best used, so you can figure out what would work best in your landscape. Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend. Space is limited to 25.

Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners—for the 10th year–will offer a series of free classes at Acacia Park in April. Classes are offered in partnership with the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department, and are published in “Henderson Happenings.” All classes will be taught by Cooperative Extension volunteer Master Gardener instructors and begin at 9 a.m. Read more for dates and topics!

Acacia Park

Acacia Park, 50 Casa del Fuego, Henderson, Nev.

Free and open to the public, March 26 meeting topic is Preparing for April 18, 2015 Las Vegas Rose Show. Bring your roses to meeting and learn how to prepare them for the rose show: from understanding the rose show schedule, filling out the tags, preparing your roses and learning the tips and tricks of exhibiting. Presented by the American Rose Society Certified Horticulture Judges and Apprentice Judges.

Line of Red roses

Join Associate Professor and Social Horticulture Specialist Angela O’Callaghan as she discusses the regulations governing invasive plants and the alarming rates at which weeds are becoming resistant to the methods used to control them. This is part of the continuing Nevada Naturalist Lecture Series.

two invasive grasses that become fire hazards when they dry out

Cheat grass on left, red brome on right – two invasive grasses that become fire hazards when they dry out.