Local events


March 3

What: Go solar. Find out what it takes to go solar and how to reduce your carbon footprint and become energy independent .

Where: Desert Living Center at Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7700

What: Kwikset Smart Security Tour. A mobile showroom will offer displays, hands-on demonstrations and videos to keep homes safe and secure .

Where: Home Depot, 7881 W. Tropical Parkway.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Also to be offered 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday at Lowes, 9955 S. Eastern Ave.; and 7 a.m.-noon Saturday and Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

Cost: Free

March 5

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: Let's Talk Tomatoes. Participants are invited to join an open forum to discuss their challenges and successes growing tomatoes.

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

When: 10-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000 or 257-5587

What: Plant introduction tour. Participants will discover new and unusual Mojave native and Desert Southwest plants for your landscape .

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

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

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

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. 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

 

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