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Gardening in Small Places: roses

Posted 9/2/2016

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers workshop Oct. 22

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Saturday, Oct. 22, for a new, one-day workshop on Gardening in Small Places: roses. The class runs from 8 a.m. to noon.

Roses are a desirable addition to any garden, even here in the Mojave Desert. With about 100 species and thousands of cultivars to choose from selecting the right rose for the right place may seem daunting. Let Master Gardener and Rosarian Judith Kafantaris teach you about the attributes to look for in roses that will do well in our dry climate. In addition, she will teach you how to care for your roses so you can get the biggest blooms and the healthiest plants. Homeowners and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Class space is limited to 25 and pre-registration is required. To register for this class, held at the Lifelong Learning Center (8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev.), email Elaine Fagin or call 702-257-5573. To register online, visit

Final gardening class of the series is scheduled for Nov. 19, growing fruit at home.

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