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Ask a Master Gardener and Other Community Events

Posted 4/1/2011

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners (MG) of Southern Nevada are offering a variety of presentations and staffing "Ask a Master Gardener" tables at community venues across the Valley. In April, look for the Master Gardeners volunteers at:

  • April 7 — Sun, Soil and Water! by MG Don Fabbi — Carnation Garden Club
  • April 7-10 — Ask a MG Booth and Gardening Display — Clark County Fair -- Logandale
  • April 9 — Safe and Sound Insect Control by MG Richard Cutbirth — Acacia Park
  • April 9 -- Ask a MG information table — CSN/CDSN Plant Sale — Acacia Park
  • April 16 — Taste, Touch and Grow Herbs by MG Jeanne Toscano and Lisa Mosbey — Green Valley Library
  • April 16 — Growing Vegetables by MG Don Fabbi — Clark County Library
  • April 16 — Ask a MG information table — Greenfest -- Town Square
  • April 16 — Ask a MG information table — Festival of Communities -- UNLV
  • April 16 and 17 Ask a MG Information table — Cactus Show — Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada
  • April 23 — Growing Vine Crops by MG Helen Brown -- Acacia Park
  • April23 -- Ask a MG Information table — CSN/CDSN Plant Sale — Acacia Park
  • April 29 -- Ask a MG Information table — Bellagio Employee Event
  • April 29 -- Ask a MG information table — Henderson Arbor Day at Morrell Park
  • April 30 — Gardening with Physical Limitations by MG Diane Eisen — Acacia Park
  • April 30 — Ask a MG” information table — Plant Sale at Nevada Division of Forestry

For more information on the events listed, please call the Home Gardening Help Line at 257-5555 or stop by Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center and Demonstration Gardens located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (Windmill exit off the 215). Office hours are Monday -Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Since 1992, over 1,000 community members in the Las Vegas area have taken the comprehensive Master Gardener horticulture training course with the understanding that they are not to keep this information to themselves — that they will become the University’s unpaid ambassadors and share the science of good desert gardening with others.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is an outreach arm of the University that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University—and other land-grant universities—to local communities. Educational programs are developed based on local needs, sometimes in partnership with other agencies and volunteers. For more information about University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, please visit the website at www.unce.unr.edu .

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