SunflowerHatIt’s time to learn about sunflowers and what better way then by joining the Little Books and Little Cooks and Junior Master Gardener programs in the children’s garden!

The two University of Nevada Cooperative Extension programs are collaborating to bring sunflower related activities for families with children ages 3-5 (and siblings) on Saturday, April 8 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

The free Read, Plant, Eat! scheduled activities include stories, crafts, yoga and a food recipe and seed planting.

Visit the website for all of the details about the event.

Photos of NV Naturalist ClassThe Nevada Naturalist program is looking for interested adults to participate.

The  program educates and trains adults interested in learning about the natural resources in southern Nevada.

Participants study natural resources, environmental education and interpretation, laws and regulations, and environmental issues.

The focus of the program is to give a broad understanding of nature to participants interested in learning, volunteering, teaching about environmental topics, providing community outreach, and participating in conservation projects and issues locally.

The program will also give participants the skills and confidence necessary to make a difference for environmental stewardship and conservation in southern Nevada.

American Rose Society logoIt’s time to bring your favorite “pet” roses to hear what the American Rose Society Apprentice and Horticultural Judges will be looking for at the annual April Rose Show.

Cooperative Extension and the So. Valley Rose Society are collaborating to assist you in learning the essential preparation techniques in the selection, transporting and grooming of your rose submission.

The Show will be held on April 15.