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Sep 21, 2015

Cooperative Extension has garden tour, info

Sep 21, 2015

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Las Vegas has scheduled some free teaching tours of its Demonstration Gardens. No need to register: just go to the courtyard at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road.

September 21 at 10 a.m. "What Survived the Summer?" Master Gardeners will talk about which plants thrive in our summer temperatures, and their cultivation and care. Future dates: October 12 and November 9.

Contact the Master Gardener Help Desk at 257-5555 or e-mail for more information. The Demonstration Gardens have over 500 species of desert appropriate landscape plants, including trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti, and agaves. They are identified by botanical and common names. The gardens are open for self-guided tours on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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