Extension’s first Grow Your Own, Nevada! online workshop May 2 will focus on growing herbs and edible flowers, such as sage, chives and lemon thyme shown here.

Extension’s first Develop Your Personal, Nevada! on-line workshop Might 2 will concentrate on rising herbs and edible flowers, corresponding to sage, chives and lemon thyme proven right here.
Wendy Hanson Mazet

College of Nevada, Reno Extension is providing free on-line programs this Might to show gardening fundamentals.

Extension’s Develop Your Personal, Nevada! Program will livestream eight courses by way of Zoom to assist Nevadans who need to get on a path to extra sustainable, native and wholesome residing by rising and preserving extra of their very own meals.

“Anybody can turn into a greater gardener by attending these courses,” mentioned Heidi Kratsch, Extension horticulture specialist. “From the newbie to the superior gardener, everybody can profit from a Develop Your Personal, Nevada! class.”

The sequence of workshops will run 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Might 2-25. The workshops will present gardeners and people curious about rising wholesome meals with a back-to-the-basics information to producing bountiful harvests in Nevada. The subjects will embody:

Might 2: Introduction to Herbs and Edible Flowers – Wendy Hanson Mazet

Might 4: Plant Ailments: What’s Consuming My Crops? – Patricia Santos

Might 9: Selling Pollinators – Carrie Jensen

Might 11: Season Extension for the Backyard – Rachel McClure

Might 16: Widespread Vegetable Backyard Pests – Megan Andrews

Might 18: Suggestions for Success With Fruit Bushes – Wendy Hanson Mazet

Might 23: Soil Constructing for Higher Plant Well being – Heidi Kratsch

Might 25: Profitable Composting in Nevada – Heidi Kratsch

Registration may be finished on-line at https://extension.unr.edu/program.aspx?ID=2. Residents should register for every class they want to attend, and the Zoom hyperlink will likely be offered after registration is acquired. All workshops are freed from cost.

Individuals in want of particular lodging or help ought to contact Paul Lessick, civil rights and compliance coordinator, at [email protected] or 702-257-5577 at the least 5 days previous to the scheduled occasion with their wants or for info.