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October demonstration garden tour set

Posted 9/26/2013

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will offer a free walking tour of the Demonstrations Gardens on October 12 at 10 a.m. Throughout the tour, “Now’s the Time to Plant,” Master Gardeners will explain what to grow in the fall. Cooperative Extension’s Demonstration Gardens are located at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (I-215 and Windmill Lane).

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. In addition to scheduled tours, the grounds are open for self-guided, walk-a-bouts weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To join this tour, meet in the Courtyard by 10 a.m. Walking shoes, sun protection and water are suggested. For more information call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or visit the Facebook page.

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