Local events


Jan. 13

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

What: Las Vegas Valley Rose Society. Members of the group will gather for their monthly meeting; guests are welcome.

Where: Nevada Garden Club Center, 3333 W. Washington Ave.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 646-6048 or 873-6621

Jan. 14

What: Art and Design workshop, part 1. Robb and Stucky designer Marcus Giannella and art specialist Vicky Georgiadis will host the workshop to assist participants as they seek art to complete their rooms' décor or transform an existing space through the use of artwork. Topics to be covered include today's hot colors, and styles and trends in the art world. The workshop includes a private preview of exclusive Rosenbaum Fine art pieces. Those who attend both workshops will receive a free photo picture frame and a discount on their framing purchases, courtesy of Rosenbaum Fine Art.

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. 15

What: Fruit-tree pruning class. The session will focus on pomegranates and almonds.

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: Rose pruning demonstration. Las Vegas Valley Rose Society will hold a demonstration on the proper way to prune roses, as well as offering pointers for growing and showing the flowers.

Where: 1112 Oak Tree Lane

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

Cost: Free

Info: 646-6048, 873-6621 or 878-5259

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

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

 

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