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Gardening in Small Places: pruning

Posted 11/28/2017

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension continues the monthly gardening workshops

pruning demonstration

Dr. Angela O’Callaghan assists a workshop participant with pruning techniques.

Join University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 for a workshop on Gardening in Small Places: pruning from 8 a.m. to noon.

During this workshop you will learn the what, when, where, why and how of pruning your landscape plants to keep your plants healthy and looking their best. O’Callaghan, social horticulturist, leads this hands-on class and gives you the opportunity to get a feel for pruning by letting you try your skills on our landscape before doing your own. If you want to get some hands-on experience, please bring your pruners, gloves and eye protection. Please do not purchase pruners for this class. One of the topics is tools and we want you to know what to purchase before you do. We have tools here you can try out, but please bring your own gloves. 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 via

For more information about this 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 February 3, vegetable gardening; March 10, composting; April 28, irrigation; May 19, problem solving; and June 16, soil.

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