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How to Grow Peaches in Southern Nevada Class

Posted 5/19/2009

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will host a free class on growing peaches in southern Nevada on Wednesday, June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. The same class will be offered again from 7 to 9 p.m. The class is intended to encourage small scale production of peaches as well as backyard growing. Topics covered will include which peaches have done the best for us at our demonstration orchard, proper planting, watering and fertilizing and pest control.

The class, held at Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center near Windmill and I-215, will require no registration or RSVP. For more information please contact Bob Morris at morrisr@unce.unr.edu or call 257-5555 and speak with a Master Gardener.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is an outreach arm of the University that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University-and other land-grant universities-to local communities. Educational programs are developed based on local needs, sometimes in partnership with other agencies and volunteers. For more information about University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, please visit the website at www.unce.unr.edu.

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