Attend Nevada Field Day to learn about Cooperative Extension and other University programs

Do you know what University of Nevada Cooperative Extension does in your community? I find in my daily work that many people don’t know what Cooperative Extension is, or that there are Cooperative Extension offices in every county in the state. Cooperative Extension puts University research to work in in …

Get ideas for your own home garden at Master Gardener tour

As we go through our increasingly hectic lives, we often forget to pause throughout the day, enjoy our beautiful landscapes and reap the benefits of edible gardens. I don’t have space to create a garden, but I incorporate house plants and herbs into my humble abode to enjoy what nature …

Nevada Network Conference to Address Evacuation Planning

On March 27 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities, aka The Network, will host their third annual conference. The Network is an organization dedicated to helping Nevada communities reduce their wildfire threat. They have selected “safe and effective evacuation” as this …

Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers

For immediate release: Jan. 14, 2016   Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers Series of classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals   RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, will offer a series of eight classes for those …

2015 Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series

All classes will be held Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno.  February 3rd: Selecting and Caring for Fruit Trees— Michael Janik, Certified Arborist and Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, grows over 100 varieties of apples, stone fruits and small fruits right here in northern Nevada. …

Moana Nursery Hosts High Desert Iris Society Plant Sale Saturday, August 3

SUBMITTED RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July  25, 2013 CONTACT: Christie Gescheider, 775-825-0602×111 christieg@moananursery.com August 3: Iris Sale Sponsored by the High Desert Iris Society Inside Moana Nursery at 1100 W. Moana Lane Hours: 9 am – 5 pm A great selection of unique & award-winning iris will be available for …

Moana Nursery Releases May Seminar Schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 29, 2013 CONTACT: Christie Gescheider, 775-825-0602×111 christieg@moananursery.com   MOANA NURSERY MAY, 2013 SEMINARS May 4: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs- Yes, there are good bugs and they are your garden’s friends — the trick is knowing what they do and how to identify them.  You’ll also learn how …

University offers educational programs, demos on campus for Earth Week, April 15-19

For immediate release: April 5, 2013 University offers educational programs, demos on campus for Earth Week, April 15-19 Themed days filled with educational displays, interactive exhibits, student presentations and films; celebrate the Earth all week at the University RENO, Nev. – The northern Nevada community can celebrate and learn about …