Local events

Sept. 23

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: 6-9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7786; advance registration required

What: Water Smart by Design; class 6. Discover the seven steps of Water Smart landscaping, the basics of landscape design, how to select a theme and the plants that will bring it to life, and how to plant and maintain your new living work of art. Design 6 can be taken as a stand alone class.

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

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

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: 11 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

Sept. 25

What: Luxurious Outdoor Living, Las Vegas Style. Participants will learn how to take the indoors outdoors and transform their outdoor spaces into dreamy living spaces. Additionally, they will find out how to create a space that complements a home’s interior décor. Gregory Galgano, patio manager, and his team of outdoor design experts explore the world of weather-resistant Sunbrella fabrics.

Where: Robb and Stucky, 6521 Las Vegas Blvd. South

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: Gregory Galgano, patio manager, 531-0591

What: Landscape for Wildlife workshop, part two. Learn how to create a certified wildlife habitat in your yard. This two-part workshop will teach you how to attract native species to your yard.

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

When: 10:30 a.m. – noon

Cost: $15 members, $20 nonmembers

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

What: Healthy and Water-Efficient Lawns. Learn how to design and install a functional, water-efficient lawn, as well as ways to upgrade your existing lawn-irrigation system.

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

When: 10:30 a.m. – noon

Cost: Free with general admission

Info: 822-7700; advanced registration required

What: Composting in small spaces. The workshop is designed to provide the gardener with knowledge on how to make a balanced compost, vermicomposting and more.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 8 a.m. – noon

Cost: $15

Info: contact Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 257-5573. Advanced registration required; class size is limited to 25.

Oct. 2

What: Plant sale. Native Mojave species will be featured . All plants are drought tolerant and were grown by students from the College of Southern Nevada.

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

When: 8 a.m. – noon.

Cost: $5 to $15; cash and checks only

Info: jennifer.szwejbka@nv.nacdnet
.net , 262-9047 ext. 109, or www.cdsn.org

What: GMJ Interiors will present a color clinic. Participants will learn how to coordinate paint into their décor and see what a difference accent colors make in their homes. Each will receive a free Color to Go paint sample.

Where: Sherwin-Williams, 3611 N. Rancho Drive

When: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cost: Free; registration is requested

Info: GMJ Interiors, 269-7001

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