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.