Extension’s Develop Your Possess, Nevada! application will livestream eight courses to help Nevadans who want to get on a route to more sustainable, community and nutritious residing by rising and preserving extra of their have foods.
“Anyone can grow to be a much better gardener by attending these classes,” said Heidi Kratsch, Extension horticulture expert. “From the novice to the superior gardener, anyone can reward from a Mature Your Very own, Nevada! course.”
The sequence of workshops will run 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 5-28. The workshops will deliver gardeners and those people fascinated in expanding healthier foods with a back again-to-the-principles information to making bountiful harvests in Nevada. The subjects will involve:
April 5: Commencing beekeeping for property owners, presented by Lindsay Chichester, Extension educator in Douglas County.
April 7: Container gardening ideas and methods, introduced by Rachel McClure, Grasp Gardener coordinator for Extension in Washoe County.
April 12: GMO myths and realities, offered by Patricia Santos, assistant professor with the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.
April 14: Edible garden design, introduced by Valarie Rider, proprietor of Heirloom Gardens.
April 19: Expanding tomatoes in Northern Nevada, presented by McClure.
April 21: Herb gardening basics, offered by Wendy Hanson Mazet, Extension horticulturist and plant diagnostician.
April 26: Typical backyard garden bugs and ailments, introduced by Hanson Mazet.
April 28: Improving plant wellbeing by applying companion planting, introduced by Kratsch.
Registration can be carried out on line at http://www.growyourownnevada.com/horticulture-applications/home-horticulture-systems/develop-your-possess/. Inhabitants need to sign-up for every class they wish to go to. All workshops are totally free of demand and will be held by means of Zoom link.
For facts on lessons, e mail Hanson Mazet at [email protected]. Folks in want of special accommodations or aid should really connect with or notify Paul Lessick, civil rights and compliance coordinator, at [email protected] or 702-257-5577 at least three times prior to the scheduled celebration.