Historically, the last frost date is March 15 in the Las Vegas Valley. Planting warm-season vegetables before this date, such as tomatoes, peppers and eggplant, can be a bit risky because of a chance for frost.
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Cheryl Hume gathers roses the way some kids collect Pokemon. She grows at least 1,000 plants on her half acre near Smoke Ranch Road and Decatur Boulevard. “I never met a rose I didn’t like,” she said.
Growing plants in the valley can seem daunting. But more than a century of practice has led to some tried and true techniques, and there are a few places to learn them for little or no money.
The unusually mild winter has led to an early bloom in the valley, with flowers on display everywhere from traffic mediums and vacant lots to remote spots near Frenchman Mountain.
Despite the dry and hot climate, it’s possible to garden in the Las Vegas Valley, so Henderson View looks at three local clubs dedicated to educating the public on desert gardening.
The Mojave Desert might not sound like the ideal climate to experience springtime gardening, but a research center in the northwest area is providing residents with the knowledge to take gardening to the next level.
Spring is when flowers begin to bloom and many people look to re-energize their gardens. While Summerlin does not have any dedicated gardening clubs, it does have residents who enjoy gardening and belong to flower clubs.
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