skip to main content

County Offices

Southern Nye County News

To view an article, click on its link below. Posted
Regional 4-H youth camp accepting applications6/10/2019
Extension Gardener Program educates future Master Gardeners4/4/2019
Free kits to test for deadly gas available through February2/12/2019
Youth show newly learned skills in 4-H Nevada State Shooting Sports Match10/30/2018
Grow Your Own, Nevada class Oct. 2 discusses selecting fruit tree and berry varieties9/26/2018
Grow Your Own, Nevada class Sept. 25 discusses cover crops for the home gardener9/19/2018
Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students8/22/2018
Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month kicks off May 14/18/2018
Fascinated by Nevada’s crazy weather? Help meteorologists predict it3/15/2018
New website provides resources to help prevent early childhood obesity3/12/2018
Free kits to test for deadly gas available through February2/8/2018
Presentations teach radon safety and offer free radon test kits12/28/2017
El Niño and La Niña, what’s the difference?12/11/2017
Gardening in Small Places: pruning11/28/2017
Growing Under the Stars with Master Gardeners11/27/2017
Deadline approaching for Nevada Radon Poster Contest entries10/16/2017
After Halloween Pitch-a-Pumpkin event scheduled10/6/2017
Enter/visit the first annual rose show scheduled for Nov. 1810/3/2017
Gardening in Small Places: growing fruit at home10/3/2017
Master Gardeners add second weekly Botanical Garden tours9/28/2017
Nevada youth build wearable fitness trackers as part of National 4-H Week9/26/2017
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society Oct. meeting9/5/2017
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society Sept. meeting9/5/2017
Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students8/30/2017
In the Garden series continues8/24/2017
Learn how to become a Nevada Naturalist8/23/2017
Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic offered for your pets8/16/2017
Youth encouraged to join 4-H clubs as new program year begins8/15/2017
Master Gardeners offer weekly Botanical Garden tours8/14/2017
Growing Under the Stars with Master Gardeners8/8/2017
NV Naturalist lecture series continues8/8/2017
Growing Under the Stars with Master Gardeners8/2/2017
Using native plants in your landscape7/31/2017
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension faculty receives Ph.D.7/25/2017
Tree selection and care workshop7/6/2017
Free food preservation classes offered7/5/2017
Growing Under the Stars with Master Gardeners6/23/2017
Show off your award winning roses at the fall rose show6/21/2017
Earn your Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential in 2018!6/9/2017
Locally grown hops preferred by brewers5/23/2017
In The Garden series continues5/22/2017
Organic gardening workshop5/18/2017
Registration dates set for fall 2017 Master Gardener training5/11/2017
Butterfly Garden tour scheduled5/8/2017
Get the dirt on soil5/5/2017
May garden tours of Botanical Gardens5/2/2017
Pressure cooker gauges can now be checked at Cooperative Extension4/19/2017
Caring for roses during the summer4/11/2017
Solving garden problems workshop4/11/2017
In The Garden series continues3/29/2017
Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in April3/15/2017
2017 4-H Resident Summer Camp at Lake Tahoe3/13/2017
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society April meeting3/9/2017
Gardening in Small Places: understanding your irrigation3/9/2017
Read, plant, eat — special sunflower activity in children’s garden3/6/2017
How to put your best fork forward!2/22/2017
Garden Tours show homeowners how to add color to landscapes1/27/2017
Become a Nevada Naturalist1/26/2017
Gardening in Small Places: composting1/25/2017
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society March meeting1/25/2017
February garden demonstrations and tours scheduled1/23/2017
Hands-on culinary workshop classes begin in March1/20/2017
Free pruning workshop1/18/2017
Create a butterfly habitat in your garden1/17/2017
Looking for educational gardening activities for the spring?1/5/2017
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society Feb. meeting1/4/2017
Vegetable workshop - Feb. 251/3/2017
Master Gardeners offer gardening info at January home show12/27/2016
Tree Care seminar in English and in Spanish12/27/2016
Jan. garden demonstrations and tours scheduled12/27/2016
Anne Lindsay appointed to Dietitian Advisory Group12/12/2016
Your food from field to plate12/8/2016
Parenting/nutrition education for preschoolers11/29/2016
Gardening in small places series begins in January11/17/2016
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society January meeting11/16/2016
Bare root fruit trees pre-orders available11/10/2016
Garden tour features colors of autumn11/3/2016
Growing herbs indoors11/3/2016
Starting a food business workshop offered by Cooperative Extension10/13/2016
Starting a Food Business in Nevada workshop10/7/2016
Gardening in Small Places: growing fruit at home10/4/2016
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society Nov. meeting10/4/2016
In The Garden series continues9/29/2016
Nevada youth explore drones in world’s largest youth-led STEM challenge9/29/2016
Free classes at Acacia Park9/27/2016
Get Rattled: Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic offered for your pets9/27/2016
Nevada Naturalist’s 2016 conference9/13/2016
October Rose Society meeting set9/2/2016
Gardening in Small Places: roses9/2/2016
Bilingual landscape training scheduled in September8/30/2016
New Master Gardener series begins in September8/30/2016
Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students8/25/2016
Several free gardening events/tours scheduled in Sept.8/19/2016
Nevada Naturalist Sept. 2016 Lecture Series8/16/2016
Let your kids get their hands dirty this fall8/10/2016
Rose Society begins fall meetings8/10/2016
Cooperative Extension Receives 2016 Green Award8/8/2016
Using native and desert adapted plants in the landscape8/2/2016
Are you flippin’ out for gardening?7/22/2016
Meet Eureka County’s new Extension Educator7/13/2016
Tree selection and care workshop7/7/2016
Irrigation class scheduled in North Las Vegas5/31/2016
Gardening series continues--get the dirt on soil5/25/2016
Master Gardeners bring new life to Nellis AFB grove5/19/2016
Registration dates set for fall 2016 Master Gardener training5/9/2016
Gardening in Small Places: organic gardening5/3/2016
4-H to host friends and family events this summer5/2/2016
Opportunity Village students train for jobs in child care4/29/2016
New social media accounts for Southern Area’s Cooperative Extension4/27/2016
Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in May4/20/2016
Registration now open for Wildfire Awareness Half Marathon and 5K Runs in May4/19/2016
Junior Master Gardeners plan service project in Moapa Valley4/14/2016
Looking for educational gardening activities for the summer?4/14/2016
2016 4-H Resident camp at Lake Tahoe4/13/2016
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Day Camps scheduled4/4/2016
Cooperative Extension 4-H leaders launch rocket classes during Spring Break4/1/2016
25th Anniversary Chefs for Kids Dinner and Auction set for May 73/30/2016
Gardening in small places series continues3/24/2016
Rose Society May meeting3/24/2016
Board of Regents grants tenure3/22/2016
Caring for Easter lilies3/14/2016
Free classes at Acacia Park3/9/2016
Nation’s top trainer in sibling support will host event at Cooperative Extension2/24/2016
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society April meeting2/23/2016
Irrigation workshop scheduled2/23/2016
Master Gardeners offer special themed spring garden tours2/19/2016
Hands-on workshop offered on landscape insects2/18/2016
Master Gardeners are ready to assist the community2/17/2016
Cooperative Extension offers free workshop on estate planning for ag businesses2/16/2016
Cooperative Extension hosts Nevada Agriculture Outlook2/16/2016
Composting workshop2/4/2016
South Valley Rose Society March meeting2/4/2016
Nevada Naturalist 2016 Lecture Series begins2/2/2016
Nevada Naturalist’s schedule open house on Feb. 272/1/2016
Reduce the radon health risk in your home1/26/2016
Carson Valley student takes first place in National Radon Poster Contest1/21/2016
Arborist certification prep and review series1/20/2016
Master Gardeners set spring garden tours1/19/2016
Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers1/14/2016
Cooperative Extension pest control workshop focuses on vertebrate pests1/14/2016
So Valley Rose Society meeting scheduled1/14/2016
Gardening in Small Spaces: vegetables1/14/2016
Turtles of Mexico, topic of discussion at the next Herpetological Society meeting1/13/2016
Consider planting Nevada native milkweeds in your garden1/11/2016
Chainsaw safety and handling presentation1/8/2016
Mulch available at Lifelong Learning and Research Centers1/6/2016
Looking for educational gardening activities?1/5/2016
2016 Tree Care: Best Practices seminar and workshop in English1/5/2016
2016 Tree Care: Best Practices seminar and workshop in Spanish1/5/2016

Columns written by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension staff for local publications.

Appears in Desert Valley Times and Moapa Valley Progress

Filter by categories

Dealing with Pests
Disease and other plant problems
Garden planning
How plants do it
Managing conditions
Specific plants
Show All
To view an article, click on its link below. Posted
Recap of the past years’ columns5/31/2016
Hot weather and your worm bin5/24/2016
Design your weed5/10/2016
Desert plant adaptations5/4/2016
Flowering cacti4/27/2016
Compost on established plants4/19/2016
Attracting beneficials4/11/2016
Why lettuce gets bitter4/5/2016
Milkweed, pollination and butterflies3/16/2016
Jerusalem artichokes3/8/2016
Place drainage holes in pots--not rocks!3/2/2016
Selecting different vegetables2/24/2016
New Zealand Spinach2/16/2016
Tomatoes-Time to Think2/8/2016
Late winter pruning1/26/2016
Wet winter, weedy spring1/19/2016
Trees and Shrubs1/13/2016
Some good trees for southern Nevada1/5/2016
When freezing plants damage our plants1/5/2016

Also see: Archive of Angela O'Callaghan's published columns.