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Grow Your Own gardening workshops offered

Posted 9/6/2011

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering a Grow Your Own! program, a back-to-basics guide to great harvests in Nevada. The classes will be held via video conference on Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 20 through Nov. 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Humboldt County Extension Office, 1085 Fairgrounds Road, Winnemucca, Nevada.

The classes are: Sept. 20 — Getting Started; Sept. 27 — Basic Soils, Watering and Fertilizing; Oct. 4 — Controlling Pests; Oct. 18 — Season Extension; Oct. 25 — Growing and Composting in Small Places; Nov. 1 — Growing Fruits and Berries, and Nov. 8 — Harvesting, Preserving and Winterizing.

The cost for the entire seven-class program is $40. Participants can also register for individual classes at $10 per class. There is no deadline for registration but seating is limited to the first 14 participants to register for each class.

For more information or to register, contact the Extension office at 775-623-6304 or stop by 1085 Fairgrounds Road for a registration brochure.

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