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Green College Seminars Set on Lovely Lawns, Spring Ponds Start-up, Pumps & Water Features


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Learn how to have the best lawn on the block at 11 a.m., discover how to get the most out of the water feature in your yard at 1 p.m. and get information on pond-less water features with free Green College Seminars on Sat., April 9 at Rail City Garden Center, 1720 Brierley Way in Sparks.

Beautiful Lawn

If you know the secrets to having a beautiful lawn it’s so much easier. Laura Perry, “Turf Goddess” from Western Turf will teach the Green College class that covers feeding, weeds, disease, watering and mowing of turf.  The class starts at 11 a.m.

Great Ponds

Justin Meckley, Pond Geek, will explain an easy start-up plan for your pond or waterfall and help you establish a regular maintenance program to ensure beauty throughout the entire season. The Ponds class starts at 1 p.m.

Pond-less Water Features

Pumps and pond-less water features are the subjects of the 2 p.m. class at Rail City Garden Center.  Learn the basic pump dynamics, which pump works best for your individual situation and how to create a beautiful pond-less water feature in your own backyard.  Theresa Stephens of Danner Manufacturing will have all the details.

While the Green College Seminars are free, the donation of one can of food for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada is encouraged.  Seating is limited so call 775-355-1551 to register and reserve your seat.

For more information on Rail City Garden Center, call 775-355-1551 or visit www.railcitygardencenter.com or www.railcitygarden.net.

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