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Pomegranates can vary in color – inside and out

Q: I planted a pomegranate tree two years ago and this year it produced six fruits. One was of decent size while the others were on the small side. When the large one split, I picked it only to find the inside was light pink. The seeds were well-developed but not the expected red color.

Area weather sours ability to grow sweet cherries

Q: I heard about a cherry tree from the Dave Wilson Nursery website that has very low chill hours. Can we order these from the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Orchard?

Elberta peaches should fare well in valley

Q: We have an Elberta peach that we harvest in August and the fruit is always small and on the mushy side. Are there better peaches we can grow?

26 people test positive in tuberculosis investigation

Since a woman who gave birth to twins in a Clark County hospital later died from tuberculosis, 26 people with whom she came in contact have tested positive for the disease. About 200 people had been tested before Monday.

New Drop-In Center offers aid to the mentally ill

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services on Friday afternoon held an open house at its new Drop-In Center near Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas. Gov. Brian Sandoval and Sen. Joe Hardy, R-Boulder City, attended the event.

Rabbit-proof fences protect gardens, landscapes

As I promised, here is an abbreviated version of the problem and solutions to rabbit vandalism in residential landscapes.