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Moana Nursery fall seminars

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Moana Nursery presents their last 5 seminars of 2011. All seminars are free and held at Moana Nursery, 1190 W. Moana Lane, in our Landscape and Design Center. Seminars begin promptly at 10 a.m. and last one hour. Please arrive 15 minutes early, as seating is limited to 60 and is first come, first served. Visit www.moananursery.com or call (775) 825-0600 ext 130 for more information.

October 8 – Creating a Fall Bird Sanctuary

Alan Gubanich, Vice President, Lahontan Audubon Society

Fall is a great time to set up bird feeders.  It allows the winter dwellers to get familiar with them before bad weather, and gives migratory birds much needed nutrition for their travels. You’ll learn about plants that provide shelter, food sources, how to provide a consistent source of water and how to identify the many species that will show up in your yard.

October 15 – Bulbs: Fall Planting for Spring Color

Michelle Deetken, Expert Gardener and Nutritionist

If you’re looking for an easy way to get into gardening, try your hand at planting some bulbs this fall. Bulbs are perfect for outdoor and indoor planting, for large and small spaces, and they give you magnificent color in the spring. Michelle will provide expert tips on how and when to plant your spring flowering bulbs, plus landscaping suggestions.

October 22 – Green Walls

Scott Gescheider, Moana Landscape Division Manager, and Dawn Donovan

Our landscape experts will teach you about one of the hottest trends in interior decorating, the Green Wall. Come learn about this fun, unique and sustainable way to add color to your home or office.

November 5 – Autumn Gardening Tips

Steve Packer, Moana Plant Dr., Landscape Designer and Certified Arborist

Steve will go over what should be on everyone’s fall gardening to-do list, such as, bringing in houseplants, cutting back perennials, pruning and adding some last minute fall color.

November 12 – Winter Landscape Care and Pest Control

Jon Bruyn, Moana Nursery Plant Doctor and Certified Arborist

Jon will explain everything you should and should not do in your landscape during the coming winter months. Get ready to keep your garden pests under control, as they can wreak havoc during the winter if not maintained. Jon will thoroughly discuss how to protect your yard and landscape from deer, voles, rabbits and more. Disease control will also be covered.

Top 100 List of Revolutionary Garden Centers in the US – 2009 & 2010!

Since 1967, locally owned Moana Nursery has been serving the landscape and gardening needs of northern Nevada and the high desert from three locations in Reno/Sparks:  1100 West Moana Lane, 11301 South Virginia Street, and 7655 Pyramid Highway.  Moana Nursery also specializes in both residential and commercial landscape design and installation, at 1190 W. Moana Lane . . . its Landscape & Design Center. The Moana Lane garden center offers unique garden & home gifts, an outstanding selection of greenhouse plants and a full-service florist. The South Virginia Street garden center is also home to Tree Land (5 acres of specimen trees), Moana Rock and Moana Waterworks which specializes in water feature design/installation. The Pyramid Highway garden center is a full service nursery that will grow to almost 6 acres during the next two years . . . with its own Tree Land, greenhouse and Moana Rock yard for both retail and contractor customers.

Moana Nursery has three Wild Birds Unlimited stores in Reno and Sparks, which are a part of the original and largest franchise system of backyard bird feeding and nature specialty stores with over 300 locations throughout the United States and Canada.  Wild Birds Unlimited specializes in expert information and offers an exclusive line of products designed specifically for the hobby of backyard birdfeeding. Visit their website at www.wbu.com for more information.

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