Local events


April 24

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society present “Rose Pests and Diseases: The Usual and Rare,” presented by Larry Kaplan, South Valley Rose Society yearbook editor.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 7 p.m.

Cost: Free; open to public

Info: Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu

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

April 25

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 Las Vegas, 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South

When: 3-7 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

April 26

What: Let It Rot, Composting 101, by master gardener Pam Bridges, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Henderson Parks and Recreation Department

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego (Intersection of 215 Beltway and U.S. Highway 95)

When: 9 a.m.

Cost: Free, registration requested at cityofhenderson.com/parks

Info: Master Gardeners, 702-257-5555

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener workshop for Girl Scouts (first of three): Topics include soil, water, organic, mineral, plant seeds without soil, water activity

Where: Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center’s Children’s Demonstration Garden, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 1-3 p.m.

Cost: Free, but registration required at 702-385-3677 or girlscoutsnv.org.

Info: Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program, Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523; Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, contact Renee Guglielmetti at 702-932-7378 or 702-236-5600

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

What: 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

May 1

What: Carnation Garden Club meeting

Where: The Springs Preserve for a guided tour; bring walking shoes, a hat and water.

When: Meet at 9:30-9:45 a.m. Tour will begin at 10 a.m. Please be prompt.

Cost: $12 per person, includes fee for guide. Reservations are required.

Info: Call 702-233-3321 or 702-778-3396 for information or to make reservations. Luncheon meeting will follow at Lucille’s in The District.

May 3

What: Safe and Sound Insect Contol — A University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners class

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego (Intersection of 215 and U.S. 95) in Henderson)

When: 9 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: Registration is requested by going online to cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking “Online Registration.”

May 10

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension master gardeners’ guided tour of desert-adapted plants

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road (215 Beltway and Windmill Lane).

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Info: The grounds are open for self-guided walks on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Groups are asked to call Ann Edmunds, program coordinator, at 702-257-5587 at least two weeks in advance.

 

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