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Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

Posted 7/15/2009

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) on Saturday, August 29, 2009, for a one-day, two-class series on vegetable gardening in small spaces. The beginning class runs from 8 a.m. to Noon and the advanced class runs from 1-5 p.m. The classes, taught by Dr. Angela O’Callaghan, are designed to provide the gardener with topics such as types of containers to use, composting, basics of fertilization, warm vs. cool crops, biennials and perennials, pest management, extending the growing season, and more. Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Class space is limited and pre-registration is required. There is a $15 fee and includes class materials and one plant. Additional plants can be purchased at class for $2 per plant.

To register for the two-part class, held at the Lifelong Learning Center (8050 Paradise Road, LV 89123, I-215 and Windmill Lane), contact Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5573. Lunch is on your own.

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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