‘Grow your Own’ classes begin Monday

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s eight “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” gardening classes begin Monday.

Classes will be presented live in Reno and video conferenced to Extension offices throughout the state.

This summer session is focused on getting Nevadans of all ages away from sedentary lifestyles and outside into the garden. All students are welcome, even ones who may not have considered learning to garden before due to lack of experience, funds or space.

Classes will be held Monday-August 26 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

A Community of Gardeners Film & Panel Discussion- Monday

Composting in Small Places- July 15

Reducing Food Safety Risks in Home, School and Community Gardens- July 22

Kids in the Garden- July 29

What’s Wrong with My Plant?- Aug. 8

Urban Organic Farming- Aug. 12

Native Plants for Garden Pollinators- Aug. 19

Garden Design & Function- Aug. 26

The class location for this session is the Churchill County Extension, 111 Sheckler Road.

For information, visit the GYO website at: www.growyourownnevada.com. Persons in need of special accommodations are encouraged to contact Pat Whitten at 775-423-5121 or email her at whittenp@unce.unr.edu at least three days prior to the first day of the course.


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