Local events


Jan. 27

What: Molto Vegas farmers market.

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

Jan. 28

What: Art and Design workshop, part 2. This session will focus on framing as participants learn how to choose the perfect matte and frame for a beloved oil, antique mirror or sports memorabilia. Find out how to rejuvenate an existing piece, or start from scratch .

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 as space is limited

Jan. 29

What: Fruit-tree pruning class. The session will focus on pruning for small spaces, multiple trees in a single hole and espalier (trellising).

Where: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Garden Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, North Las Vegas

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 257-555 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu

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 during a tour of the gardens.

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: Gardening 101. 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: Grow Fruit in the Desert. Visit the garden center to learn which fruits do well in the desert and how to grow them.

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

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

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Rose gardening. Participants will learn how to prune, fertilize and care for roses.

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

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

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Irrigation tune-up. Participants will learn hands-on how to repair and check irrigation systems.

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

When: 3-4 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

 

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