For Immediate Release
Reno, Nevada. January 30, 2015. University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension teams up with Washoe County Parks to offer free gardening programs for all. All programs begin at 6 p.m. each Tuesday evening from Feb. 3 through March 31 in the park’s Western Heritage Interpretive Center. Programs are approximately two hours.
- Feb. 3– Selecting and Caring for Fruit Trees by Michael Janik
- Feb. 10 – Pollinators for the Home Garden by Pawl Hollis
- Feb. 17– Selecting Appropriate Shade Plants by Rod Haulenbeek
- Feb. 24 – Growing Succulent Succulents by Liz Morrow
- March 3 – Training and Pruning Fruit Trees by Michael Janik
- March 10 – Paying it Forward through Sustainable Gardening by Pamela Van Hoozer
- March 17 – GMOs: Facts and Fallacies by Heidi Kratsch
- March 24 – Successful Vegetable Gardening Part 1 by Randy Robison
- March 31 – Successful Vegetable Gardening Part 2 by Randy Robison
For more information, call (775) 784-4848 or visit http://www.washoecountyparks.com/.
Bartley Ranch Regional Park is managed by the Washoe County Department of Regional Parks and Open Space. The park is located off Lakeside Drive about one-half mile south of McCarran Boulevard below the Windy Hill overlook. To enter, turn onto Bartley Ranch Road and cross the covered bridge.