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Home & Garden briefs

The free seminar, Let’s Get a Jump On Spring will be at 10 a.m. March 13 at the Greenhouse Garden Center.

Owner David Ruf will cover topics including how and when to fertilize, the benefits of using organics, and how to prevent weeds and bugs in your yard and garden this summer by taking measures now.

Weather permitting this seminar will be held outdoors so a jacket may be desired. Call 882-8600 for more information.

Landowners and land managers interested in learning more about how to control and identify noxious weeds found throughout the state of Nevada are welcome to attend a two-day conference March 9-10 at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks and presented by held by the Nevada Weed Management Association.

The NWMA’s conference will provide a full day of training in early detection of noxious weeds, rapid response, restoration, pesticide application/certification, and training in applicator calibration.

To register for the conference go online to http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu or contact Robin Powell at 775-247-2798 or Scott Marsh at 775-353-3673.