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Vegetable workshop - Feb. 25

Posted 1/3/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers monthly gardening workshops


Vegetables grown in the desert southwest.

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Saturday, February 25 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 2017 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.

There is a $10 fee to cover materials. Class space is limited and pre-registration is required for this workshop. Register online via

For more information about the workshop held at the Lifelong Learning Center (8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev.), email or call Elaine Fagin at 702-257-5573.

Upcoming Gardening in Small Places workshop dates are March 11, composting, April 1, irrigation, May 20, problem solving and June 17, organic gardening.

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