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Butterfly Garden tour scheduled

Posted 5/8/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners offer tour and information

Monarch butterfly

Monarch Butterfly on Tuberosa.

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners on Wed., May 31 at 9 a.m. for a tour of the new Butterfly Gardens. The butterfly habitats feature 26 different species of milkweeds planted for monarch caterpillars, and nectar and forage plants for other butterflies. Visitors will learn which plants attract the adults, and which plants feed the caterpillars during this free tour.

The gardens are part of the Cooperative Extension Botanical Gardens located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. The tour will begin in the Courtyard. Enter either through the front Reception area or the West side gate. The tour is free and open to the public. Come dressed for an outdoor walking tour.

For more information email or call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555. Volunteers are available to answer questions Mon. — Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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