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May garden tours of Botanical Gardens

Posted 5/2/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners conduct tours

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Walking Stick Cacti found in the Botanical Gardens

Learn all about hot summer colors for your garden that last through the summer heat on a special themed garden tour on May 20 with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners.

The free, open to the public garden tour will begin at 10 a.m. on May 20 at Cooperative Extension’s Botanical Gardens located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. Park in front and use west side gate to meet in the courtyard.

Through May, the Master Gardeners continue to offer weekly tours of the Botanical Gardens each Friday at 10 a.m. The gardens contain over 1300 species of desert appropriate landscape plants, including: trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti and agaves. Plants are identified by botanical and common names. For the weekly tours, meet in the front Reception area near the Master Gardener Help Desk. The grounds are also open for self-guided walks weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555.

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