Thursday, April 2, 2009

Free Activity - Gardening Workshop

Spring is in the air, if your allergies haven’t already told you! I’m all geared up to do a little planting, but I’m going to be smarter this time around. Since none of my plantings from last year are around to brag about, I figure that this Midwestern girl needs some help gardening in the desert.

The City of Henderson is hosting free workshops throughout the year covering topics that range from growing vegetables and flowers to learning how to compost. This weekend, there are 2 workshops.

Ask a Master Gardner 9:00-10:30 a.m., Saturday April 4

Sustainable Gardening10:00-11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 4

If you need ideas for your backyard, visit Acacia Demonstration Gardens. It is a 2.8 acre site that features 19 distinct gardens, including backyard garden demonstration areas, cactus garden, allergy-free garden, wetlands demonstration areas, animal habitat garden, and a Mojave Desert demonstration area.

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