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February garden demonstrations and tours scheduled

Posted 1/23/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners conduct demos


One of the many pathways located in the Outdoor Education Center

During their monthly garden work days, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners invite the community to visit the Demonstration and Test Gardens. As part of the In the Garden series, residents may bring their gardening questions on the following days during Feb.:

The free demonstrations are open to the public.

Rose Garden — Mondays, Feb. 13 and 27 at 9 a.m.

Herb Garden — Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m.

Master Gardeners will also offer garden tours on each Friday in Feb. (3, 10, 17and 24) at 10 a.m. The tours are based on participants’ interests. For groups of 10 or more, call Ann Edmunds at 702-257-5587 at least one week prior.

Visitors should be prepared to be outdoors (sun protection, closed toe shoes, drinking water). The gardens surround Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center at 8050 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, Nev. and features 1300 species of desert-adapted plants that are identified by botanical and common names.

For more information or other gardening questions, email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555. Master Gardener volunteers staff the desk Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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