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Master Gardeners set May garden tour

Posted 4/21/2014

Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will offer a guided tour of desert-adapted plants that can be used in residential landscapes on May 10. The tour begins at 10 a.m. at Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. (I-215 and Windmill Lane). The tour is free and open to the public.

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 walks on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To join the monthly tour, meet in the Courtyard by 10 a.m. Walking shoes, water, hats, etc. are suggested. Groups (five or more people) are requested to call Ann Edmunds, program coordinator, at 702-257-5587 at least two weeks in advance. For more information call or email the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or visit the Facebook page.

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