What do Master Gardeners do anyway?

By Jenn Fisher, Washoe County Master Gardener Program Assistant   If you have chatted with a Master Gardener volunteer, you know their passion for gardening and vast horticulture knowledge. Maybe your friend is a Master Gardener, or your grandma was one, and her garden was spectacular, or your neighbor is a Master Gardener and his…

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Living With Drought Quiz: Summer 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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Master Gardeners: To receive one hour of continuing education credit, answer these questions about the Living With Drought article published in the Summer 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter. Check your answers against the key on page 3 and enter your hour of continuing education online. Then, submit your completed quiz to Ashley online or via email…

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Join the Club: Summer 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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by Judi Kleidon A couple of years ago, Heidi Kratsch started us on a journey to appreciate native plants. She started a Native Plants Club, and, as an enthusiast, has led us on an adventure of propagating and growing native plants. To appreciate native plants you need to understand that while at first they need…

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You Know You’re Addicted to Gardening When… : Summer 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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author unknown, submitted by Walt Kiser Your neighbors recognize you in your pajamas, rubber clogs and a cup of coffee. You grab other people’s banana peels, coffee grinds, apple cores, etc. for your compost pile. You have to wash your hair to get your fingernails clean. All your neighbors come and ask you questions. You…

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Stewards of the Vegetable Garden

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by Liz Morrow If you grow vegetables, you’ve been there. That time when you have so much zucchini, you can’t keep up with eating it… OR shredding it… OR freezing it… OR sharing it… you’ve even gone as far as to throw zucchinis inside vehicles whose windows are down. In fact, did you know that…

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Living With Drought: Summer 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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by Claudene Wharton With the 2014 drought looming, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has partnered with other agencies to help Nevadans prepare for and cope with the drought.  This spring, Cooperative Extension launched its Living With Drought website, a one-stop shop where homeowners, gardeners, farmers, ranchers, natural resource managers and others can find information to…

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Words From Wendy: Summer 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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Happy Spring everyone! To say the least, it has been a very interesting month. Our area has seen record-breaking temperatures that made it feel like it was already summer, the more traditional cool misty April showers and a little bit of snow here and there. Unfortunately, not enough snow and rain has fallen in northern…

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Starting Seeds Mash-Up Quiz: Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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Master Gardeners: To receive one hour of continuing education credit, answer these questions about the Starting Seeds Mash-Up article published in the Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter. Check your answers against the key on page 17 and enter your hour of continuing education online. Then, submit your completed quiz to Ashley online or via email…

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Free Radon Kits Available Through Feb. 28: Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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By Susan Howe A silent killer may be lurking in your home. The killer is radon, a radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless, that comes from the ground and accumulates in homes and buildings. We know statistics can be boring, but these statistics are too deadly to ignore. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

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Seeds vs. Starts: Planning and planting the garden- Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

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Did you know that all previous Grow Your Own, Nevada! class presentations are available online? They can be viewed at no cost on internet-connected computers, phones, tablets and other devices from anywhere in the world, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. This winter when you want to go outside and garden, but it’s…

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