Local events

March 21

What: “Getting Started as a Desert Gardener,” outdoor class by master gardeners on basics of irrigation, watering maintenance tips, soil preparation, caliche, pH and soil salts

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

Info: Register online at www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/facilities/recreation-centers/online-registration.

What: “Ask a Master Gardener” information booth: gardening advice, horticulture publications and seasonal displays

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

Where: Tivoli Village Farmers Market, 440 S. Rampart Blvd.

What: The Intuitive Forager farmers market

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

Where: The Pavilion, Downtown Summerlin, located on Festival Plaza Drive, between Rosemary Park and Oval Park drives.

Info: For more information, call 702-832-1000.

What: Fresh52 Farmers Market

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

Where: Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

What: Gardens guided walk. Join Springs Preserve experts for a guided walk through the botanical gardens.

When: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; also Sunday

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

Cost: Free for members; included with general admission

Info: 702-822-7700

March 22

What: Fresh52 Farmers Market

When: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Sansone Park, 9480 S. Eastern Ave.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

March 24

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist program “Weeds: Why Worry?” by Angela O’Callaghan

When: 7-8 p.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free; for more information, contact Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906 or email parsonsd@unce.unr.edu.

March 26

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society educational meeting, “Preparing for April 18 Las Vegas Rose Show”

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free and open to the public. Bring roses to learn how to prepare them. For more information, call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu.

What: The Green Chefs Farmers Market — Springs Preserve

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., every Thursday

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

Info: Cost varies by product; cash only

What: Country Fresh Farmers Market

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Downtown Events Plaza, 240 Water St., Henderson

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com

March 27

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Demonstration and Test Gardens tours

When: 10 a.m.-noon each Friday through May

Where: 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free, open to public. Based on the interests of tour participants, master gardeners will highlight appropriate plants and explain their landscape uses and cultivation. To join, meet in the front lobby at 10 a.m. Walking shoes, sun protection and water are suggested. For more information, call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or visit Facebook at www.facebook.com/MasterGardenersOfSouthernNevada.

What: Downtown3rd Farmers Market

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Off U.S. Highway 95 and Casino Center Drive

Cost: Varies by product; cash only

What: Country Fresh Farmers Market

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com.

March 28

What: Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society presents “A Passion for Orchids.” Will include a live orchid display, potting demonstrations, a raffle for a basket of orchids and gifts of orchid corsages. The four speakers are: 11 a.m.-noon, Cathy Loftfield, “Orchids of Guatemala”; 1-2 p.m., Carol Siegel, “Freaks and Stinkers”; 2-3 p.m., Diana Smith, “Orchids 101”; 3-4 p.m., Mark Romansky, “Orchids in the Home.”

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: The Art Gallery at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd.

Info: Free and open to the public. For more information, call 702-845-4872, or West Charleston Library, 702-507-3964.

What: “Fruits and Veggies for Your Spring Garden,” outdoor class by master gardeners

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

Info: Register online at www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/facilities/recreation-centers/online-registration.

April 4

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s workshop on “Gardening in Small Places: Understanding Your Irrigation.” The workshop, taught by M.L. Robinson, environmental horticulturist, will cover different types of irrigation and how they are best used.

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Class space is limited to 25 and pre-registration is required. There is a $25 fee per class that covers class materials. To register, email Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5573. To register online, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/gardening-in-small-places-understanding-your-irrigation-tickets-13736172261.

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners’ “Gardening With Physical Limitations,” in cooperation with Henderson Parks and Recreation Department

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free; pre-registration is requested by going online at www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration. An “Ask a Master Gardner” table will be set up at the park.

April 8

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s “Gardening Smarter As We Mature: Using the Maturing Body Properly, Techniques and Tools”

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Registration is required. For more information, including other locations in Southern Nevada, call Skelly at 775-887-2252.

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

What: Seasonal produce, mulch and compost available (fees) plus guided tours and gardening advice

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Where: Cooperative Extension’s Research Center and Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, North Las Vegas

April 11

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners’ “Beautiful Native Landscape Design,” in cooperation with Henderson Parks and Recreation Department.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free; pre-registration is requested by going online www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration. An “Ask a Master Gardner” table will be set up at the park.

April 18

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners’ “Growing Trees,” in cooperation with Henderson Parks and Recreation Department.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free; pre-registration is requested by going online www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration. An “Ask a Master Gardner” table will be set up at the park.

April 25

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners’ “Growing Herbs in Containers,” in cooperation with Henderson Parks and Recreation Department.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free; pre-registration is requested by going online www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration. An “Ask a Master Gardner” table will be set up at the park.

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