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Gardening in Small Spaces: vegetables

Posted 1/14/2016


Vegetables grown in the desert southwest. Photo courtesy of Northeast Clark County Cooperative Extension.

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Saturday, February 20 for a workshop on Gardening in Small Places: vegetables from 8 a.m. to noon.

The workshop is geared to help the beginning gardener, returning gardener, gardeners from outside the desert or current gardeners that just want a little refresher, learn how to be successful growing their own food in the Mojave Desert. Hint…it’s not as hard as you might think! Let Angela O’Callaghan, social horticulturist, teach you what you need to know to get started and have a successful garden this year. Let us help you to make 2016 your most successful garden yet!

Topics for the vegetables workshop include types of containers to use, differences in potting mixes, using artificial light, fertilizers, success with seeds and more. Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Class space is limited and pre-registration is required. There is a $25 fee which includes class materials.

To register for the workshop held at the Lifelong Learning Center (8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev.) email or call Elaine Fagin at or call 702-257-5573. To register online, visit

Upcoming Gardening in Small Places workshop dates are March 14, composting, April 4, irrigation, May 9, what’s bugging your garden and June 13, organic gardening.

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