University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Stakeholders Survey

SURVEY REQUEST: The survey request below has been sent to individuals in the following groups: All UNR Faculty, UNCE Employees, UNCE Advisory Group, CABNR Employees, CABNR Advisory Board and the Commissioners of all Nevada Counties. Please feel free to share with any additional interested parties for feedback. The University of …

2013 Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series

Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series are free classes cosponsored by Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. These classes are held yearly in February and March at Bartley Ranch (600 Bartley Ranch Rd.) in Reno. Taught by Certified Master Gardener volunteers and UNCE …

Immortality– In the Garden! 2013 Spring Master Gardener Newsletter

by JoAnne Skelly Definitions of immortal include “living or lasting forever” or “lasting a long time; enduring.” A reader recently commented on my article about holiday plants saying she had a Christmas cactus that is over 40 years old. A tree in Sweden is said to be growing on a …

Local Farmer, Community Food Coop Recruiting Help for Farming Family Affected by Crash

The terrible Tuesday morning (August 14th) accident on Highway 50 has affected one of Nevada’s local small family farmers, the Holleys. Their son is waiting be flown to a burn unit in California and their daughter is in Renown’s new pediatric unit. Wendy Baroli of GirlFarm (contactgirlfarm@mac.com) and Amber Sallaberry of The …

Raising Native Plants in Nurseries: Basic Concepts

Heidi Kratsch, our Western Area Horticulture Specialist and head of the Master Gardener Native Plants Club discovered a great online resource for nurseries interested in growing native plants! It’s a free online book called Raising Native Plants in Nurseries: Basic Concepts. Here’s a blurb about the book taken from the …

Nevada Indian Country Extension Journal Vol. 3, No. 1 Released

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce the release of Volume 3, No. 1, of the Nevada Indian Country Extension Journal. Inside you will find updates and stories on the following topics: Firescaping Fruit Tree Pruning Step by Step Hoop House Guide Record Keeping and Credit Workshops Medusahead 4-H …

Moana Nursery Releases May 2012 Seminar Schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2012 CONTACT:  Christie Gescheider, 775-825-0602×111 christieg@moananursery.com  May 5: Spring Container Workshop for Novices and Experienced Gardeners  — Join our plant doctor and high desert gardener extraordinaireLisa Braginton as she teaches  the essentials  of creating a living container and shares design and planting  tips you can apply …