Local events


March 24

What: Molto Vegas farmers market. Fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit are featured .

Where: 7485 Dean Martin Drive, Suite 106

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

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Bob Morris at 257-5509 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu. Or Doug Taylor at dtaylor@moltovegas.com

March 25

What: Home Improvement and Backyard Living Expo.

Where: South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South

When: noon-12:30 p.m. Also 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Cost: $7, $5 for seniors 55 and older and military personnel, free for children younger than 12

Info: On the Edge Promotions, 656-2337, www.vegashomeshows.com

March 26

What: How to Pick the Right Paint Colors. GMJ Interiors will present a color clinic on how to pick the right paint colors for your home. Learn how to coordinate colors with your flooring and fabrics. All attendees will receive a free Color-to-Go paint sample.

Where: Sherwin-Williams, 4237 W. Sahara Ave.

When: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost: Free; advanced registration requested

Info: GMJ Interiors, 269-7001

What: Plant introduction tour. Participants will discover new and unusual Mojave native and Desert Southwest plants for their landscape and how they appear at maturity during a tour of the gardens.

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

When: 10:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Spring Plant Sale. The Conservation District of Southern Nevada will sell a variety of drought-tolerant plants grown by the students at College of Southern Nevada. There also will be plant talks by experts and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension master gardeners on hand to answer questions.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Cost: Varies by plant

Info: Jennifer Clifford, 262-9047, ext. 109

What: Landscape Design With the End in Mind. Participants will learn how to develop, visualize and implement a landscape design.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 9-10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000 or 257-5587

What: Spring Plant Sale. More than 3,000 native and desert-adapted plants varieties not available at nurseries will be featured, along with exhibitors and horticulture experts. Those attending should bring their own wagon or cart.

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

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; preview sale for members begins at 7 a.m.

Cost: Free; regular prices apply for admission to museums and galleries

Info: 822-7700

What: Caring for Trees and Shrubs. Find out how to select, plant, fertilize and care for trees and shrubs.

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

When: 11 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Grow Tomatoes. Participants will learn the basics of growing tomatoes.

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

When: 1 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Colorful Perennials. Participants will learn how to create outstanding designs with hardy perennials in colorful border plantings.

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

When: 2 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Mulching. Participants will learn how to mulch year-round and which mulches to use.

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

When: 3 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

 

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