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Local events

March 10

What: Molto Vegas farmers market. Fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit are featured. Also, area master gardeners staff a question-and-answer booth.

Where: 7485 Dean Martin Drive, Suite 106

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. each Thursday

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Bob Morris at 257-5509 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu. Or Doug Taylor at dtaylor@moltovegas.com

What: Las Vegas Valley Rose Society. Members of the group will gather for their monthly meeting; guests are welcome.

Where: Nevada Garden Club Center, 3333 W. Washington Ave.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 646-6048 or 873-6621

March 12

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

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

When: 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7700; advance registration required at 862-3760

What: Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Nevada Chapter, flower arranging workshop. Fresh flowers will be used. Saturday and Tuesday’s sessions will be a shoka study, focusing on nishu-ike in the morning, which uses two types of plant materials, and sanshu-ike in the afternoon, which uses three types of materials. Monday’s workshop is geared toward beginners.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Also offered Monday and Tuesday

Info: 655-2447 or 496-3763 for location and more information

What: Companion Plants. This class will focus on plants’ compatability with other species and how it affects their growth, ability to decrease garden pests and bring balance to the ecosystem.

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: Plant introduction tour. Participants will discover new and unusual Mojave native and Desert Southwest plants for your landscape and how they appear at maturity during a tour of the gardens.

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

When: 10:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Caring for Trees and Shrubs. Find out how to select, plant, fertilize and care for trees and shrubs.

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

When: 11 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Grow Tomatoes. Participants will learn the basics of growing tomatoes.

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

When: 1 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Colorful Perennials. Those attending the class will learn how to create outstanding designs with hardy perennials in colorful border plantings.

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

When: 2 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Mulching. Participants will learn how to mulch year-round and which mulches to use.

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

When: 3 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Hot Trends in Outdoor Living. The latest trends in outdoor living, newest fabrics, styles and colors will be showcased.

Where: Robb and Stucky, 6521 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the north end of Town Square Las Vegas.

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 531-0591 or www.robbstucky.com; reservations requested. E-mail Gregory.Galgano@RobbStucky.net

n Please e-mail calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

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