Local events


Feb. 20

What: “Time for Tomatoes!” taught by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Helen Brown

Where: University Medical Center’s Family Resource Center, 1120 Shadow Lane

When: 10-11 a.m.

Cost: A $5 donation is requested.

Info: Preregistration required. To reserve a space, call Amy Runge at the Family Resource Center at 702-383-2229.

What: Country Fresh farmers market

Where: Downtown Events Plaza, 240 Water St., Henderson

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com

What: Bet on the Farm! farmers market

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product; cash only

Info: 702-822-7700

Feb. 21

What: Downtown3rd farmers market

Where: Off U.S. Highway 95 and Casino Center Drive

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product; cash only

Info: 702-953-4321

What: Country Fresh farmers market

Where: Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Town Square, 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South

When: 3-7 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

Feb. 22

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s workshop on Gardening in Small Places: Pruning, taught by Angela O’Callaghan. Topics cover pruning fruit trees, ornamentals and desert plants.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost: $25, includes class material

Info: Class space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, call Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5573. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/1e3kth9.

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

What: Gardens guided walk Join Springs Preserve experts for a guided walk through the botanical gardens.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: Free for members; included with general admission

Info: 702-822-7700

Feb. 23

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern Ave. 89123.

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Feb. 27

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society educational meeting: Soil, soil additives, fertilizers &irrigation, with Frank Rausher, certified horticulturist, Star Nursery and nevadagardens.com

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 7 p.m.

Info: Free and open to the public; for more information, call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu.

March 12

What: Carnation Garden Club will have a special meeting hosted by Art Loesch, who will be joined by the U.S. Forest Service to update clubs on the fire damage sustained last summer and the progress of the “Pennies for Pines” program.

Where: Nevada Garden Club Center, Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington St.

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

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