Apple TreeThe difference between an apple and an orange? How about the difference between an apple and an apple? This seemingly straightforward, most American of fruits actually is possessed of complexities that can make one variety very different from another.

Sue Lednicky, a nutrition educator with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, said what she likes about apples is pretty basic: “I like to eat them.” But when asked to elaborate, she gets a little more discriminating. Read more!

 By HEIDI KNAPP RINELLA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

Ask A Master Gardener SignUniversity of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will be staffing an Ask a Master Gardener table at Whole Foods Market Henderson every Saturday in January.

 Visit Whole Foods Market at 100 S. Green Valley Pkwy., each week between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., to ask your gardening questions.  Weekly topics are:  January 7, Holiday Plant Care; January 14, How to Prune Roses; January 21, Time to Start Tomato Seeds and January 28, Worm Composting. Along with weekly topics, additional information will be available. You can find all the details by clicking here!