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What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener fall session for north part of valley

When: 9 a.m.-noon, every other Saturday

Where: Research Center & Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Road, North Las Vegas

Cost: The eight-session per semester class fee is $52.

Info: For children ages 7-12. For more information and to register, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or email johnsonk@unce.unr.edu. Students must register to participate.

 

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

 

What: Las Vegas Farmers Market Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., first and third Saturday

Where: 9100 Tule Spring Road

Info: Co-sponsored by the city of Las Vegas Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services

 

Sept. 6

What: Fresh52 Farmers Market

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

Where: Sansone Park, 9480 S. Eastern Ave.

Cost: Varies by product

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

 

Sept. 8

What: Mulch and organic compost available

When: 8 a.m.-noon, also Thursday and Saturday

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

Cost: Mulch is free; organic compost is $3 per 5-gallon bucket

Info: Contact the Research Center at 702-786-4361 or the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555.

 

What: Sunset Garden Club meeting. Program “Butterflies and Their Gardens,” presented by Ralph Sgamma, master gardener

When: Noon

Where: Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Info: Free. Visit www.sunsetgardenclubofnv.org

 

Sept. 9

What: Las Vegas Farmers Market Bruce Trent Park

When: 4-8 p.m.

Where: 1600 N. Rampart Blvd. at Vegas Drive

Info: Co-sponsored by the city of Las Vegas

 

Sept. 10

What: Henderson 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

 

What: The Green Chefs Farmers Market — Springs Preserve

When: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Info: Cost varies by product; cash only.

 

What: Las Vegas Farmers Market Gardens Park

When: 4-8 p.m.

Where: 10401 Gardens Park Drive at Town Center Drive

Info: Co-sponsored by the city of Las Vegas

 

Sept. 11

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: Henderson Farmers Market

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

Where: Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway

Cost: Varies by product

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

 

Sept. 12

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Getting Started as a Desert Gardener. Master Gardener Debra Jacobson will discuss basics of irrigation, water, soil preparation of the caliche, soil and salts.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free. Preregistration is requested by going online to www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration.

 

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener fall session for east part of valley

When: 9 a.m.-noon, every other Saturday

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: The eight-session per semester class fee is $52.

Info: For children ages 7-12. For more information and to register, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or email johnsonk@unce.unr.edu. Students must register to participate.

 

Sept. 13

What: Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society meeting “Orchid Biology,” presented by Alan Koch

When: Social hour at 1 p.m. Meeting at 2 p.m.

Where: Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive

Info: Free. For more information, call 702-845-4872.

 

Sept. 19

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Gardening in Small Places: Using native and desert-adapted plants in the landscape. Professor M.L. Robinson explains what plants will give you a beautiful desert garden while saving money, energy and water.

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: $25 fee includes class materials

Info: Space is limited and preregistration is required. Email Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5583.

 

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Growing Cool Season Vegetables in Las Vegas. Master Gardener Don Fabbi explains how to grow garlic, asparagus, broccoli and root vegetables.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free. Preregistration is requested by going online to www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration.

 

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension garden tour: “What Survived the Summer”

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free; Call or email the Master Gardener Help Desk at lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5555.

 

Sept. 26

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Roses: A Second Blush of Bloom. Master Gardener and rosarian Judith Kafantaris explains how to make roses a better part of your landscape.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego, Henderson

Info: Free. Preregistration is requested by going online to www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking Online Registration.

 

Oct. 3

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Tree selection and care workshop.

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: $25 fee includes class materials

Info: Space is limited and preregistration is required. Email Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5583.

 

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension garden tour: “Just Trees”

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free; Call or email the Master Gardener Help Desk at lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5555.

 

Nov. 21

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Growing fruit at home workshop.

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: $25 fee includes class materials

Info: Space is limited and preregistration is required. Email Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5583.

 

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension garden tour: “50 Shades of Green”

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free; Call or email the Master Gardener Help Desk at lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5555.

 

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