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Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series

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Free Classes about Gardening in Nevada It may be tough to grow a vegetable garden and other plants in northern Nevada, but it's not impossible - if you know how. Thanks to the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space, you can learn about how to do it through a series of free classes titled "Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series."

All classes are on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno. They will be every Tuesday evening during February and March, 2019. The classes are taught by UNCE horticulturists and experts, local business owners and Cooperative Extension's certified Master Gardener volunteers. For more information, call UNCE at (775) 784-4848. People needing special accommodations or assistance should call at least three days prior to the class(es) they wish to attend.

2019 Class Schedule for Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series

  • February 5: Selecting and Caring for Fruit Trees – Michael Janik.
  • February 12: Growing Outdoor Succulents – Liz Morrow.
  • February 19: Pollinators and Plants – Kevin Burrls.
  • February 26: Nuisance Weeds – Melody Hefner.
  • March 5: Training and Pruning Fruit Trees – Michael Janik.
  • March 12: Nevada Soils and Vermicomposting – Billie Shea.
  • March 19: Grow Anywhere Container Gardening – Joan Anglin and Sherry Ruth.
  • March 26: Successful Vegetable Gardening – Randy Robison.

Source: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

(Photo courtesy Wendy Hanson Mazet, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension)

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