RENO, NEVADA – Moana Nursery, Reno’s premier nursery, presents January 2012 gardening seminars for the public.

All seminars are free and held at Moana Nursery, 1190 W. Moana Lane, in our Landscape and Design Center. Seminars begin promptly at 10 a.m. and last one hour. Please arrive 15 minutes early, as seating is limited to 60 and is first come, first served. Visit or call (775) 825-0600 for more information.

January 14th – Seed Starting for Beginners, Learn how easy it is to start seeds indoors and how to involve your children.

January 21 – Hard to Kill Houseplants, Never had a houseplant or had one and it died?  You’ll be introduced to plants that will grow in your home or office successfully with a minimum of care from you (and lots of clean air and beauty too). 

January 27, 28 and 29th – Weekend Orchid Show and Seminar, Sean Abbott, Ph.D. Past President Orchid Society of Northern Nevada. Learn about the many varieties of orchids, how to care for them and which ones are easy to grow.  Members of the Orchid society will be exhibiting some of their rare plants at the show.  You don’t want to miss it!

  •  Orchid Seminar – Landscape & Design Center
    • Saturday, January 28 – 10 a.m.
  • Orchid Society of Northern Nevada Show – Moana Lane Garden Center
    • Friday, January 27 – Noon  – 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, January 28 – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, January 29 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Since 1967, locally owned Moana Nursery has been serving the landscape and gardening needs of northern Nevadaand the high desert from three locations in Reno/Sparks:  1100 West Moana Lane, 11301 South Virginia Street, and 7655 Pyramid Highway.  Moana Nursery also specializes in both residential and commercial landscape design and installation, at 1190 W. Moana Lane. . . its Landscape & Design Center. The Moana Lanegarden center offers unique garden & home gifts, an outstanding selection of greenhouse plants and a full-service florist. The South Virginia Street garden center is also home to Tree Land (5 acres of specimen trees), Moana Rock and Moana Waterworks which specializes in water feature design/installation. The Pyramid Highway garden center is a full service nursery that specializes in Moana Grown, high desert plants.  Visit the nursery website at for more information. 

Moana Nursery has three Wild Birds Unlimited stores in Reno and Sparks, which are a part of the original and largest franchise system of backyard bird feeding and nature specialty stores with over 300 locations throughout the United States and Canada.  Wild Birds Unlimited specializes in expert information and offers an exclusive line of products designed specifically for the hobby of backyard birdfeeding. Visit their website at for more information.