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April 23

What: Spring Plant Sale. The Conservation District of Southern Nevada will sell a variety of drought-tolerant plants grown by the students at College of Southern Nevada. There also will be plant talks by experts and master gardeners on hand to answer questions.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Cost: Varies by plant

Info: Jennifer Clifford, 262-9047, ext. 109

What: Hot Roses. Las Vegas Valley Rose Society will present the show featuring roses grown by society members and area residents.

Where: West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Ave.

When: Noon-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 646-6048 or 873-6621

What: Drip irrigation; learn complete system installation from the street to the plants, including how to select and assemble components .

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

When: 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: Call the Southern Nevada Water Authority Conservation Division at 862-3760; advance registration required

What: Growing Vine Crops. Cucumbers, squash, cantaloupe and other vine crops will be discussed.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 9-10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000 or 257-5587

What: Sprinkler clock demonstration. Water conservation experts will teach participants how to properly use their automated irrigation systems.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000

What: Friendly bugs. Learn how to control and manage garden pests, and which insects are beneficial.

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

When: 11 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Vine crops. Participants will learn the basics of growing vine crops .

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

When: 1 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Ladybug release and craft. Participants will release ladybugs, nature’s little helper, and paint ladybug rocks to decorate their gardens.

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

When: 1 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Cactus gardening. Participants will discover how cacti and succulents can add richness and variety to their landscapes while saving water.

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

When: 2 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Seed balls – If you can throw it, you can grow it. Aimed at children, this session will teach them about this Native American planting method and how it still works today .

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

When: 3 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

April 30

What: How to Pick the Right Paint Colors. GMJ Interiors will present a color clinic on selecting the right paint colors for your home. Learn how to coordinate colors with your flooring and fabrics .

Where: Sherwin-Williams, 1224 N. Boulder Highway, Henderson

When: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: GMJ Interiors, 269-7001; advance registration requested

n Please email calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

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