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Succulent sale to feature desert plants

The Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada presents its cactus show and sale, April 14-15 at Turner-Greenhouse, 4455 Quadrel St., located off Craig Road west of Buffalo Drive.

The theme of this year’s show is Celebrate Cactus. Find fabulous plants, great gardening supplies and unique plant-related art.

The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A portion of the proceeds benefit the cactus organization. For more information, log on to www.csssn.org.


Winder Farms delivers organic products

Winder Farms puts a spring into customers’ step as its fleet of modern-day milkmen have added Organic Produce Boxes to its delivery menu. Boxes contain a colorful variety of 100 percent organic fruit and vegetables that are picked right from the farm.

The farmers market on wheels also offers all-natural and organic, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, smoked habanero cheese, banana milk, no-pulp orange juice, cream cheese (including light, strawberry and garden vegetable), honey-roasted peanut butter, almond butter and all-natural strawberry lemonade.

Winder Farms has made more than 87 million deliveries since 1880. Not only are Las Vegas orders delivered right to customer’s doors, but Winder Farms’ Web site enables customers to place and manage their product orders online.

For information, visit www.winderfarms.com.


Ancient versus modern winemaking class set

Join Vito Lonardo and Norma Poole as they lead Home Winemaking: The Old European Way, April 28 to May 26. The classes will take place on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 100.

Lonardo and Poole will discuss the ancient method of winemaking, while contrasting it with more modern, technical approaches. The class will actually produce wine over the five-week period.

Each week, students will taste and evaluate the wine in progress, as well as others with an ensuing discussion.

Cost $150 per person. To register, call 568-8673 or e-mail nkpoole@cox.net.


Growers to meet Wednesday at 10 a.m.

The Growers Study Guild is open to all indoor and outdoor gardening enthusiasts. The guild will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Nevada Garden Club Center, 3333 W. Washington Ave. inside Lorenzi Park.

For further information, call 878-4797.

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