Grow Your Own! A Back-to-Basic Guide to Great Harvests in Nevada Class

Contact: Ashley Andrews
Phone: 775-336-0231
Email: andrewsa@unce.unr.edu

 

For Immediate Release

 

GROW YOUR OWN! A BACK-TO-BASICS GUIDE TO GREAT HARVESTS IN NEVADA CLASS.

OFFERED STATEWIDE. WEDNESDAYS, FEBRUARY 8 THROUGH MARCH 28, 2012.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s “Grow Your Own!” series provides low-cost training for Nevadans interested in growing healthy food at home.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension staff and Certified Master Gardeners lecture on the basics of growing healthy food at home at UNCE’s “Grow Your Own!” series. Classes begin on February 8th and are held Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. Grow Your Own! will be presented live in Reno (4955 Energy Way) and via videoconference statewide.

Class participants will learn how to grow food at home and what they should do now to prepare for next year’s growing season. Information is applicable to those growing in small spaces, such as in an apartment or condo, as well as in large spaces. Attend this class to discover how easy it is to garden and produce bountiful harvests in our high desert climate.

Reno students must pay a class fee of $15.00 or register to attend all eight classes for $60. Attendees in other locations should contact that location directly for registration information.

About Grow Your Own! Grow Your Own! Is a new, cost-and-time efficient series of entry-level classes in topics important to home food growers. Through this program, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension provides unbiased, research-based education and training to Nevada gardeners. Grow Your Own! is designed to increase home food production and inspire responsible water use in the garden.

About University of Nevada Cooperative Extension University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is an outreach arm of the University that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University—and other land-grant universities—to local communities. Educational programs are developed based on local needs, often in partnership with other agencies and volunteers. For more information about University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, please visit the website at www.unce.unr.edu.

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For more information about the Grow Your Own! series, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension or to schedule an interview with Grow Your Own! Program Coordinator Heidi Kratsch, please contact Ashley Andrews at 775-336-0231 or email andrewsa@unce.unr.edu

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