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Moana Nursery announces April seminars
by Tribune Staff
Mar 30, 2012 | 667 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print

RENO — Moana Nursery presents four gardening seminars for the public in April. All seminars are free and held at Moana Nursery, 1190 W. Moana Lane, in the Landscape and Design Center. Seminars begin promptly at 10 a.m. and last one hour. Please arrive 15 minutes early, as seating is limited to 60 and is first come, first served.

April 7: “Waterfowl . . . Ducks for the Whole Family.” Join local birding guru and longtime Audubon Society member Alan Gubanich for a slide show and pointers for identifying various duck species, followed by a field trip to Virginia Lake to practice what you’ve learned.

April 14: “Water-wise Gardening Doesn’t Mean Zeroscape.” Yes, you can grow a beautiful garden all four seasons and have reasonable watering bills with water thrifty plants. Join Master Gardener Catherine Hancock to learn the basics of water-wise gardening – from how to select plants that will thrive in the high desert to how to install them for maximum interest and water efficiency.

April 21: “Organic Vegetable Gardening Made Simple.” Based on years of experience with his own high desert organic “market garden,” urban farmer Craig Frezzette will teach the basic steps of creating and tending an organic garden – from living soil and seed starting to providing weather and critter protection.

April 28: “Beginner’s Guide to Bountiful Tomatoes.” Join plant doctor and longtime high desert gardener Jon Bruyn to learn how easy it is to successfully grow and harvest tomatoes and other complementary warm season vegetables in the high desert

For more information, visit www.moananursery.

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