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April Rose Society meeting set

Posted 3/19/2014

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are collaborating and offering educational meetings throughout the winter/spring.

Free and open to the public, the April 24 meeting topic is Rose Pests and Diseases: The Usual and Rare presented by Larry Kaplan, South Valley Rose Society Yearbook Editor. Certain pests and diseases are attracted to roses. You will learn how to identify the common pests and diseases that are usual and the unusual ones which are important. Treat or not to treat is the question to answer. If treated what products to use, organics or inorganics? Are there homemade recipes available?

All educational meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, please email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555.

The next meeting is May 22. The topic is Roses in the Desert Summer Heat and Wind.

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