Gardeners who are new to Southern Nevada might want to check out resource books written for the Las Vegas climate or secondly Tucson, Arizona, and lastly the desert Southwest.
You can typically remove about one-third of the total tree roots with no problem. This is done sometimes when trenches are cut in the soil for burying irrigation lines. But when roots are cut, about one-third of the top should be removed as well.
The Rev. John McShane began giving water to homeless people waiting for shelter 20 years ago. The movement, known as Giving Back Mondays, has grown exponentially since.
Interesting geologic features can be found in this narrow, high-walled canyon, including the rock formations known as mosaic breccia.
Here is a list of attractions and events around the Las Vegas Valley this holiday season.
Bagged steer manure was used in the past as a topdressing for lawns when overseeding. It was smelly but it worked well. Now there are commercial topdressing products available.
All three of the fatal cases were in people 65 or older, according to the health district’s weekly flu report. At this time last season, there had been only one death reported.
In 2016 through 2018, the department said there were no cooking-related fires in Las Vegas on Thanksgiving.
Spraying insecticides make mite problems more likely on susceptible plants such as Italian cypress. Miticides, unlike insecticides, are less likely to cause mite problems later.
This time of year, while driving or hiking some of our region’s back roads, you might see a few of these eight-legged desert dwellers out and about.