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Northern Nevada loses Mr. Vegetable

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Allen Eugene Klump, probably better known as Mr. Vegetable to Northern Nevada gardeners, died Feb. 4.

Klump was a master gardener and developed a program called “Mr. Vegetable” for schools, according to his obituary. He was host of Mr. Vegetable’s Garden Talk Line from 1989 to 2006. He also taught gardening at Truckee Meadows Community College.

A celebration of his life will be held at Garden Shop Nursery, 3636 Mayberry Dr., Reno, this Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Laurel Busch
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Laurel Busch came to Reno in the 1970s to go to college and never left. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UNR. Laurel likes the way This Is Reno welcomes all news from all sources and finds it exciting to take advantage of technology to do things old media can’t do.

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