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Oct. 31

 

What: Fall plant sale. The Las Vegas Chrysanthemum Society will have a sale of exhibition mums in all colors and sizes.

Where: Plant World Nursery, 5301 W. Charleston Blvd.

When: 9 a.m. until sold out

Cost: $5 per 1 gallon pot

Info: 459-4633

 

Nov. 5

What: Solar NV. Members of the group will gather for their monthly meeting. There will be a guest speaker.

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

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: www.solarnv.org

 

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 requested

 

Nov. 6

 

What: Sustainability walking tour; limited to first 25 people.

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

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free with general admission

Info: 822-7700

 

Nov. 7

 

What: Edible garden: Your holidays with herbs. Participants will learn about culinary herbs that lend themselves to indoor or outdoor winter gardening and be inspired by a variety of ideas for herbal holiday baskets or pots.

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

When: 8:30 a.m.

Cost: $9 members, $11 nonmembers; $21 for members, $27 for nonmembers for the three-class series

Info: 822-7786

 

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

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