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Master Gardener Classes at The Orchard

Posted 4/22/2013

Plan to attend the Asian pear thinning workshop at the Master Gardener Orchard on Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m. and the Table and Wine Thinning class on May 11 at 10:30 a.m. The classes are free and open to the public.

Master Gardener Yutaka Nomura will show how to thin the Asian pear and explain why thinning the fruit will improve the size and quality of fruit. During the second class, Nomura will show how to thin table and wine grapes and explain how the thinning will improve the size and quality of the grapes.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Orchard is located at 4600 Horse Road in NLV, 89131. The Orchard is a research and demonstration facility designed to test the suitability of fruit and vegetable varieties and transfer the knowledge on how to grow them in our harsh Mojave Desert climate.

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

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