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Master Gardeners set Fall Garden Tours

Posted 9/17/2012

The Master Gardeners of Southern Nevada will offer monthly tours of the Demonstration Gardens located at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (I-215 and Windmill Lane). Tours are free and open to the public. Groups (5 or more people) are requested to call Ann Edmunds, Program Coordinator, at 257-5587 at least two weeks in advance.

“What Survived the Summer,” Saturday, September 22 at 10 a.m.

“Now’s the Time to Plant,” Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.

“Painting Your Garden with Color,” Saturday, November 10 at 10 a.m.

Volunteer Master Gardeners will discuss desert adapted plants which can be successfully grown in the home landscape. The Demonstration Gardens contain over 500 species of desert-appropriate landscape plants, including: trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti and agaves. Plants are identified by botanical and common names. In addition to scheduled tours, the grounds are open for self-guided walk-a-bouts on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To join one of the monthly tours, meet in the Courtyard by 10 a.m. Walking shoes, water, hats, etc. are suggested. For more information call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or visit our website.

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