Local events


Feb. 17

What: Molto Vegas farmers market. Fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit are featured. Also, area master gardeners staff a question-and-answer booth.

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

Feb. 19

What: Drip irrigation; learn complete system installation from the street to the plants, including how to select and assemble components.

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

When: 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7700; advance registration required at 862-3760

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

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

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Desert Gardening. Find out what to plant right now and how. Learn the ABCs of gardening in the desert from the Spring Preserve's experts.

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

When: 11 a.m.-noon; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Spring Veggies. Participants will learn when to plant and how to grow spring vegetables.

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

When: 1-2 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Gardening with Color. Participants will learn about ornamental perennials for the Las Vegas area that provide great color.

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

When: 2-3 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

Feb. 26

What: Gardening in Small Spaces workshop. The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is sponsoring the class that will include information about selecting containers, differences in potting mixes, using artificial light, fertilizers and seeds.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Cost: $15

Info: Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 257-5573

What: Working with a Designer 101. Participants will learn how the design process works and the best ways to utilize a designer's talents and expertise. Topics will include the language of design and how to effectively explain your project and ideas.

Where: Robb and Stucky, 6521 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the north end of Town Square Las Vegas.

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 531-0531 or www.robbstucky.com; reservations requested

n Please e-mail calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

 

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