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Desert Landscape Tours Offered

Posted 8/15/2011

A special Saturday series of landscape tours will be offered at the Demonstration Gardens on Cooperative Extension’s campus. Tours are free and open to the public. Meet in the Courtyard at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (I-215 and Windmill Lane). Contact the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 for more information.

September 10 at 9 a.m. Summer Landscape Tour -- “What Survived the Summer?”

October 1 at 9 a.m. Fall Landscape Tour -- “Now’s the Time to Plant”

November 19 at 9 a.m. Winter Landscape Tour -- “Painting Your Garden with Color”

Volunteer Master Gardeners will discuss desert adapted plants which can be successfully grown in the home landscape. The Demonstration Gardens contain over 500 species of desert appropriate landscape plants, including: trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti and agaves. Plants are identified by botanical and common names. The grounds are open for self-guided walk-a-bouts on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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