Moana Nursery announces March gardening seminars

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE

Moana Nursery, Reno’s premier nursery, presents March 2012 gardening seminars for the public.

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 for more information.

March 3 – Ready, Set, Grow – Moana Nursery Plant Doctor and longtime high desert gardener Lisa Braginton will share tips to get your season going, showing that you can grow successfully virtually anywhere that has sun – from a small apartment balcony to a field for the hungry!  If you’re new to gardening, this is another must class!

March 10 – Spring Lawn Basics – Moana Nursery Plant Doctor and longtime high desert gardener, Jim Stanton will share some simple steps to ensure your lawn will be its very best this year – from animal and winter damage repair to feedingweed control,  mowing and watering practices.   He’ll also discuss other low maintenance, living alternatives to turf grass.

March 17 – Edible & Ornamental Herbs – Fresh herbs are good for you, good for the birds and good for the eye.  Learn where and how to incorporate them into your garden or containers and how to cook with them.

March 24 – It’s Rose Pruning Time — Master Gardener and rose guru Charlene Oakes will discuss when (April) and how to prune your roses and demonstrate proper techniques.  She will also share other care tips for having spectacular roses, especially if you’ve never grown roses before; you’ll learn how easy they can be when the right varieties are chosen.

March 31 – Good Bugs, Bad Bugs – Yes, there are good bugs and they are your garden’s friends — the trick is knowing what they do and how to identify them.  You’ll also learn how to identify the bad bugs and how to control them.  Join Moana Nursery’s Jim Stanton and Bonide’s John Ford for this informative seminar.

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