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In The Garden series continues

Posted 3/29/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners answer questions

weekly garden tour

Rain or shine, Master Gardener Richard Cutbirth conducts a Friday tour in the rain.

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 April:

ROSE GARDEN ~ Mondays, April 10 and 24, 9 a.m.

VEGETABLE GARDEN ~ Wednesday, April 12, 8:30 a.m.

HERB GARDEN ~ Wednesday, April 26, 9 a.m.

GUIDED TOURS ~ Fridays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 and Saturday, April 8 at 10 a.m.

Master Gardeners will answer questions and demonstrate proper seasonal plant care techniques. Visitors should be prepared to be outdoors (sun protection, closed toe shoes, drinking water). The gardens are part of the campus surrounding Cooperative Extension at 8050 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, Nev. and feature 1300 species of desert-adapted plants that are identified by botanical and common names.

Visit the Master Gardener booths at these community events for answers to your gardening questions and free info sheets.

  • April 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Fresh 52 Farmers Market Spring Festival. (Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart, Las Vegas, Nev.)
  • April 8 and 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Cactus Show and Art Festival. (Moon Cactus and Koi, 6430 McGill Ave, Las Vegas, Nev.)
  • April 12 - 16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Horticulture Bldg., Clark County Fair. (Fairgrounds, 1301 Whipple Ave, Logandale, Nev.) Admission fee charged.
  • April 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Wildflower Day. (Red Rock Canyon, 1000 Scenic Loop Dr. Las Vegas, Nev.)

For meeting locations or other questions 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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