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Cooperative Extension and Rose Society Spring meetings

Posted 1/5/2012

Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are collaborating and offering educational meetings during the winter. Free and open to the public, meeting topics and dates are:

March 22, 2012--Growing Roses in Containers Cheryl Hume, grows 900+ roses mostly in containers Types of containers; double potting; types of potting soil and amendments; fertilizing schedule; gradual increase in container size; watering needs.

April 26, 2012--Companion Planting Richard Cutbirth, Master Gardener since 2004 Selection of vegetables and fruits that grow well in desert climate; soil preparation; warm versus cool crops; beneficial plants for roses.

May 24, 2012--Preservation of Heritage Roses Judith Kafantaris---Master Gardener since 2005 Heritage roses versus modern roses; types of heritage roses; fertilizing and pruning; propagation from cuttings.

June 22, 2012—A Summer Gathering is planned. Details at a later date!

All educational meetings will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas (I-215 and Windmill Lane). For more information, please email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555.

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