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So Valley Rose Society meeting

Posted 1/14/2014

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are collaborating and offering educational meetings throughout the winter/spring. Free and open to the public, February’s meeting topic is:

February 27: Soil, soil additives, fertilizers and irrigation—Frank J. Rausher, Certified Horticulturist, Star Nursery

What is the Las Vegas Valley soil and soil drainage like? Are soil nutrients available? If not, what soil additives and fertilizers can be added? Understanding Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium (NPK) functions and what the three corresponding numbers that are found on packages mean is important.

All educational meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, 89123. For more information, please email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555.

Future meeting dates and topics: March 27, Las Vegas Rose Society Rose Practice Event; April 24, Rose Pests and Diseases: The Usual and the Rare; and May 22, Roses in the Desert Summer Heat and Wind.

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